Sense and Sensibility

Lose your heart and come to your senses.

A Special Valentine’s Day screening – Thursday February 14th at 6:30pm!

When Elinor Dashwood’s (Emma Thompson) father dies, her family’s finances are crippled. After the Dashwoods move to a cottage in Devonshire, Elinor’s sister Marianne (Kate Winslet) is torn between the handsome John Willoughby (Greg Wise) and the older Colonel Brandon (Alan Rickman). Meanwhile, Elinor’s romantic hopes with Edward Ferrars (Hugh Grant) are hindered due to his prior engagement. Both Elinor and Marianne strive for love while the circumstances in their lives constantly change.

Oscar winner: Best Adapted Screenplay! Plus, 6 other nominations: Best Picture, Actress (Emma Thompson), Supporting Actress (Kate Winslet), Cinematography, Production Design, and Original Score!

5 Stars! “What a glorious time is had by all in this wonderful adaptation of Jane Austen’s novel…strikingly perfect” (San Francisco Examiner)

98% Certified Fresh! ” an uncommonly deft, very funny Jane Austen adaptation, marked by Emma Thompson’s finely tuned performance.” (Rotten Tomatoes)

Rich Mr. Dashwood dies, leaving his second wife and her daughters poor by the rules of inheritance. Two daughters are the titular opposites.
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