Sense and Sensibility
Widow Dashwood and her three unmarried daughters, Elinor, Marianne and Margaret, inherit only a tiny allowance. So they move out of their grand Sussex home to a more modest cottage in Devonshire. There, the prevailing ambition is to find suitable husbands for the girls. With help from wealthy neighbor Sir John Middleton, suitors for Elinor and Marianne are soon found, but not landed. They include dashing Willoughby, future vicar Edward Ferrars and retired colonial gentleman Colonel Brandon. Written by KGF Vissers
If world was ending tonight, probably the last few hours I spent were worthwhile. I saw BBC’s 2008 miniseries on Jane Austen’s novel Sense & Sensibility. I wasn’t planning to blog tonight but the series is that awesome that I thought I should talk a bit about it. I have not read the novel, after watching the movie, I don’t plan to either because BBC does a pretty good job of adhering to the plot as I’ve noticed earlier in BBC’s productions of Shakespeare’s plays or Charles Dicken’s novel. There won’t be any surprises for me in novel and movie has done what I doubt the book will be able to do, which is, give me momentary happiness lasting for an…
Quite decent adaptation, though not entirely accurate. Hattie Morahan is a very convincing Elinor.
Great adaptation. Fell in love with Charity Wakefield.
Elinor Dashwood: personal hero.