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The Resource Persuasion, produced by Fiona Finlay ; directed by Roger Michell

Persuasion, produced by Fiona Finlay ; directed by Roger Michell

Label
Persuasion
Title
Persuasion
Statement of responsibility
produced by Fiona Finlay ; directed by Roger Michell
Contributor
Director
Producer
Production company
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Sir Walter Elliot (Corin Redgrave), a spendthrift baronet and a widower, is obliged to cut back on expenses, so he is convinced to rent his ancestral home, Kellynch Hall, to Admiral Croft (John Woodvine) and his wife (Fiona Shaw). Sir Walter's eldest daughter Elizabeth (Phoebe Nicholls), haughty and unmarried, is 29; the second, Anne (Amanda Root), intelligent and amiable, had eight years before being engaged at age 19 to a young Naval officer, Frederick Wentworth (Ciaran Hinds), the brother of Mrs. Croft, but had been persuaded by her trusted friend, Lady Russell (Susan Fleetwood), to break off the engagement due to his lack of fortune. The breach had produced deep unhappiness in Anne and intense indignation in Wentworth. Anne is now 27 and is starting to feel herself prematurely middle-aged. Captain Wentworth, who has had a successful career and become rich, is thrown again into Anne's society by the renting of Kellynch to his relatives, the Crofts; upon his return, he says coldly that Anne "is so altered he would not have known [her] again." His remark cuts Anne to the quick. Mary (Sophie Thompson), Anne's youngest sister, is married to Charles Musgrove (Simon Russell Beale), the heir of a neighboring landed proprietor. Musgrove has two young sisters, Louisa (Emma Roberts) and Henrietta (Victoria Hamilton). Wentworth is at first attracted to them both, and soon becomes entangled with Louisa, though no explicit declaration passes. There is a crisis when, during a visit of the party to Lyme Regis, Louisa jumps down from the Cobb to Captain Wentworth, falls, and is dangerously injured. Wentworth's partial responsibility for the accident makes him feel an increased obligation to Louisa at the very time that his heart is being drawn back to Anne. Fortunately, during her convalescence and Wentworth's absence, Louisa becomes engaged to Captain Benwick (Bill McCabe), a friend of Wentworth's. Captain Wentworth goes to Bath where Sir Walter is now established with his two elder daughters and Mrs. Clay (Felicity Dean), an artful woman with matrimonial designs on Sir Walter. But at Bath, Wentworth finds the field occupied by another suitor for Anne's hand, her cousin William Elliot (Samuel West). He is the heir presumptive to the Kellynch estate and who is paying persistent attention to Anne while at the same time carrying on an intrigue with Mrs. Clay, so as to detach her from Sir Walter. Anne is awakened to the duplicity of Mr. Elliot by an old friend, Mrs Smith (Helen Schlesinger). Discovering that Anne's love for him remains unshaken, Wentworth takes courage to renew his offer of marriage. But his desire to speak his heart is hindered by various impediments .
Awards note
  • Nominated 2008 British Academy Film Awards, Best Director - Fiction/Entertainment
  • Won 2007 Monte-Carlo TV Festival, Best Performance by an
  • Nominated 2007 Monte-Carlo TV Festival, Best Performance by an Actor
  • Nominated 2007 Monte-Carlo TV Festival, Best Performance by an Actress
  • Won 2008 Royal Television Society, Best Actor - Female
  • Won 2008 Royal Television Society, Best Picture Enhancement
Cataloging source
VaAlASP
Characteristic
videorecording
Language note
In English
PerformerNote
Amanda Root, Ciaran Hinds, Susan Fleetwood, Corin Redgrave, Fiona Shaw, John Woodvine, Phoebe Nicholls, Samuel West, Sophie Thompson, Judy Cornwell, Simon Russell Beale, Felicity Dean, Roger Hammond
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1956-
  • 1956-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Finlay, Fiona
  • Michell, Roger
  • Sony Pictures Classics (Firm)
Runtime
107
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Austen, Jane
  • Elliot, Anne
  • Young women
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Rejection (Psychology)
  • England
  • First loves
Target audience
adult
Label
Persuasion, produced by Fiona Finlay ; directed by Roger Michell
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from resource description page (viewed December 08, 2016)
Carrier category
  • other
  • online resource
Carrier category code
  • vz
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ASP3361310/marc
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • other
Extent
1 online resource (107 minutes)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Media category
  • video
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • c
Reformatting quality
access
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
(OCoLC)971310719
Video recording format
other
Label
Persuasion, produced by Fiona Finlay ; directed by Roger Michell
Publication
Note
Title from resource description page (viewed December 08, 2016)
Carrier category
  • other
  • online resource
Carrier category code
  • vz
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ASP3361310/marc
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • other
Extent
1 online resource (107 minutes)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Media category
  • video
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • c
Reformatting quality
access
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
(OCoLC)971310719
Video recording format
other

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