This fun and sexy comedy tells a timelessly entertaining story where wealthy, secret passions and mischievous women put love to the test.. When a spirited young woman, Fanny Price, is sent away to live on the great country estate of her rich cousins, she's meant to learn the ways of proper society. But while Fanny learns "their" ways, she also enlightens them with a wit and sparkle all her own!

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  1. Patricia Rozema

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Jane Austen


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  1. Frances O'Connor

    Frances O'Connor

    Fanny Price

  2. Lindsay Duncan

    Lindsay Duncan

    Mrs. Price / Lady Bertram

  3. James Purefoy

    James Purefoy

    Tom Bertram

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    Sheila Gish

    Mrs. Norris

  5. Harold Pinter

    Harold Pinter

    Sir Thomas Bertram

  6. Victoria Hamilton

    Victoria Hamilton

    Maria Bertram Rushworth

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 52m

Budget -

Revenue -

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Release Information

  • November 12, 1999
    PG-13, Theatrical



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