Sense and Sensibility

By: Niah Marmolejos

Sense and Sensibility directed by Ang Lee. Released on December 13, 1665.

Sense and Sensibility was originally written and officially published in 1811 by Jane Austen.  This film is about two hours and 16 minutes long.  The movie starts off with the scene of Mr. Dashwood at rest on his deathbed, he later on dies leaving the family with incapacitated finances. Soon the Dashwood’s have no choice but to leave their home eventually they end up living in a cottage located in
Devonshire. The plot’s mainly about the Dashwood sisters which are named Elinor, Marianne, and Margaret. Once they Move to Devonshire Marianne meets a man who falls in love with her named Colonel Brandon, while she falls in love with a man named John Willoughby. Meantime Elinor has a problem of her own; her love interest named Edward Ferrars is inhibited with the occurrence of his foregoing engagement. Both endeavor for their love while their lives continue to change. Sense and Sensibility has an important message that True love takes time, knowing that person and using underattendance, making sure that he/she is the right person for you. In the end it’ll all be worth it. The book is also very well written, It is recommended to read then watch the film to have a better understanding.


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