Sense and Sensibility


  • Released: 1995
    • Length: 01:55
    • Plays: ???
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The trailer for Sense and Sensibility. This is yet another adaption of Jane Austin's book Sense and Sensibility. It is set in the neo-Classicism era, this is plainly seen in the style of dress by women and men, as well as the architecture of the wealthy houses. The story begins when Mr. Dashwood dies, but there is one significant problem with this: he was a wealthy man but his estate is entailed to his son from his first marriage, John. Mr. Dashwood Senior can only leave a very tiny bequest to the second Mrs. Dashwood and her three daughters. With only a minuscule income, they need to find another place to live. Meanwhile, John and Fanny Dashwood move into the house, and Mrs. Dashwood, Elinor, Marianne and Margaret become guests in their former home. Fanny invites her brother Edward to visit. In time, the very practical and kind Elinor, meets the sweet, shy and rich Mr. Edward Ferrars. Edward proves to be the antithesis of his sister Fanny and soon endears himself to the Dashwood family. Elinor and Edward develop a close friendship, and soon are falling in love with one another, but neither one is sure of the others true feelings. Displeased with this development, Fanny hints to Mrs Dashwood that Edward will loose his inheritance if he does not marry according to his mother's wishes. Fanny arranges for Edward to leave unexpectedly. After Edward's departure, Mrs. Dashwood accepts the offer from a distant cousin, Sir John, to live in a small cottage on his estate near the village of Barton. There, the Dashwoods encounter a variety of local residents, some of whom busy themselves with matchmaking the two latest young ladies. It quickly becomes clear that the wealthy landowner, Colonel Brandon, is quietly courting Marianne, who seems receptive to his efforts. However while walking during a rain storm, Marianne falls and twists her ankle. The dashingly handsome and charming Mr. Willoughby comes to her rescue, and in true heroic fashion, carries her in his

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