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Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

Adaptation of Jane Austen's classic novel. England, 1814. Several years earlier, Anne Elliot was persuaded by her friend to reject the proposal of a naval officer who is now a prosperous captain. He returns to find Anne's family on the brink of financial ruin and his own family tenants in her home. Amid the stiffening etiquette of social arrangements, their reunion gradually gives voice to some long-buried emotions.

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Sat 2 Feb 2008 19:30 BBC Four


Amanda Root
Susan Fleetwood
Ciaran Hinds
Corin Redgrave
Fiona Shaw
Roger Michell


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