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Jane Austen's dramatic novel comes to life in Persuasion, the story of a spinsterish woman who is given a second chance at love. She must combat both her restrictive English Regent society and her own past foibles when a love rejected in her youth reenters her life.
Rotten Tomatoes® Score
Critics Consensus: Well-acted and absorbing, Persuasion offers a loose Jane Austen adaptation that captures the essence of the author's timeless appeal.
New York Times
The film offers the same pleasures as an Austen novel, as the audience sinks into a comforting, or...
February 26, 2018
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Common Sense Says
Jane Austen love story with an admirable heroine.
What Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that this romance is fraught with lies, gossip, and manipulation, but very little in the way of sex or violence. Two people fall and injure themselves seriously -- one, a child and one a teenage girl. The child falls off-screen and is carried limply back to his home. The teen falls on-screen and appears for a moment to have died.
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- Release Date:September 27, 1995
- Languages:English, Spanish
- Captions:English, Spanish
- Audio Format:Stereo
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