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Persuasion

Author: Simon BurkeDavid SnodinAdrian ShergoldSally HawkinsRupert Penry-JonesAll authors
Publisher: [England] : BBC Video ; Burbank, CA : Distributed in the USA and Canada by Warner Home Video, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Anne Elliot fell deeply in love with handsome young naval officer Frederick Wentworth at the age of nineteen. But with neither fortune nor rank to recommend him, Anne was persuaded to break off her engagement. Eight years later, Anne has lived to regret her decision. She never stopped loving Wentworth, and when he returns from sea with rank and fortune, she can only watch as every eligible young woman in the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Romance television programs
Television adaptations
Made-for-TV movies
Fiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Melodrama
Adaptation
Television movies
Romance films
Fiction films
Feature films
Film and video adaptations
Drama
Named Person: Jane Austen
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Burke; David Snodin; Adrian Shergold; Sally Hawkins; Rupert Penry-Jones; Alice Krige; Julia Davis; Amanda Hale; Tobias Menzies; Peter Wight; Sam Hazeldine; Marion Bailey; Jennifer Higham; Anthony Stewart Head; Jane Austen; Clerkenwell Films (Firm); WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
ISBN: 1419865242 9781419865244
Language Note: In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired.
OCLC Number: 180878936
Notes: Based on the novel by Jane Austen.
Originally broadcast on television in 2007.
Credits: Director of photography, David Odd ; editor, Kristina Hetherington ; music, Martin Phipps ; costume designer, Andrea Galer ; production designer, David Roger.
Cast: Sally Hawkins, Rupert Penry-Jones, Alice Krige, Julia Davis, Amanda Hale, Tobias Menzies, Peter Wight, Sam Hazeldine, Marion Bailey, Jennifer Higham, Anthony Head.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 93 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD. Region 1.; Anamorphic widescreen format; Dolby digital stereo., DVD9, NTSC.
Other Titles: Persuasion (Television program : 2007)
Jane Austen's Persuasion
Responsibility: screenplay, Simon Burke ; producer, David Snodin ; director, Adrian Shergold ; Clerkenwell Films in association with WGBH Boston.

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Anne Elliot fell deeply in love with handsome young naval officer Frederick Wentworth at the age of nineteen. But with neither fortune nor rank to recommend him, Anne was persuaded to break off her engagement. Eight years later, Anne has lived to regret her decision. She never stopped loving Wentworth, and when he returns from sea with rank and fortune, she can only watch as every eligible young woman in the district falls at his feet. Can Frederick forgive Anne for listening to her family instead of her heart?
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