Sense and Sensibility

95
  • PG
  • Genre(s): Drama Romance
  • Release year: 1995
  • Running time: 136 min
Emma Thompson, Alan Rickman, Kate Winslet and Hugh Grant star in this captivating romantic comedy that swept the Ten Best Lists and was named the Best Picture of the Year by the Golden Globes®. Based on Jane Austen's classic novel, SENSE AND SENSIBILITY... read more
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Emma Thompson, Alan Rickman, Kate Winslet and Hugh Grant star in this captivating romantic comedy that swept the Ten Best Lists and was named the Best Picture of the Year by the Golden Globes®. Based on Jane Austen's classic novel, SENSE AND SENSIBILITY tells of the Dashwood sisters, sensible Elinor (Thompson) and passionate Marianne (Winslet), whose chances at marriage seem doomed by their family's sudden loss of fortune. Rickman, Grant and Greg Wise co-star as the well-intentioned suitors who are trapped by the strict rules of society and the conflicting laws of desire.

Original Release

12/13/1995

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Cast

Kate Winslet Marianne Dashwood
Emma Thompson Elinor Dashwood
Hugh Grant Edward Ferrars
Alan Rickman Colonel Brandon
Imogen Stubbs Lucy Steele
Greg Wise John Willoughby
Hugh Laurie Mr. Palmer
Imelda Staunton Charlotte Palmer
Robert Hardy Sir John Middleton
Oliver Ford Davies Doctor Harris
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Ang Lee

Writers

Jane Austen, Emma Thompson

Cast

Kate Winslet Marianne Dashwood
Emma Thompson Elinor Dashwood
Hugh Grant Edward Ferrars
Alan Rickman Colonel Brandon
Imogen Stubbs Lucy Steele
Greg Wise John Willoughby
Hugh Laurie Mr. Palmer
Imelda Staunton Charlotte Palmer
Robert Hardy Sir John Middleton
Oliver Ford Davies Doctor Harris
James Fleet John Dashwood
Harriet Walter Fanny Dashwood
Gemma Jones Mrs. Dashwood
Emilie François Margaret Dashwood
Elizabeth Spriggs Mrs. Jennings
Richard Lumsden Robert Ferrars
Tom Wilkinson Mr. Dashwood
Ian Brimble Thomas
Isabelle Amyes Betsy
Alexander John Curate

Producers

Sydney Pollack Executive Producer
Lindsay Doran Producer
Laurie Borg Producer
James Schamus Producer
Geoff Stier Producer

Editors

Tim Squyres

1996 Oscar Best Picture Nominated
1996 Oscar Best Actress in a Leading Role Nominated
1996 Oscar Best Actress in a Supporting Role Nominated
1996 Oscar Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published Won
1996 Oscar Best Cinematography Nominated
1996 Oscar Best Costume Design Nominated
1996 Oscar Best Music, Original Dramatic Score Nominated
1996 Golden Globe Best Director - Motion Picture Nominated
1996 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama Nominated
1996 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Nominated
1996 Golden Globe Best Screenplay - Motion Picture Won
1996 Golden Globe Best Original Score - Motion Picture Nominated
1996 Golden Globe Best Motion Picture - Drama Won
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