John promises that he will provide for his stepmother, Mary Dashwood (Janet McTeer), and half-sisters Elinor (Hattie Morahan), Marianne (Charity Wakefield), and Margaret (Lucy Boynton). There are some decent extras. , Janet McTeer and Lucy Boynton were cast as Mrs Dashwood and Margaret Dashwood respectively. Sense and Sensibility was directed by John Alexander and produced by Anne Pivcevic. Set designers took the cottage more firmly into the 19th century, adding a porch at the front as well as dormer windows, fake shutters and an extra chimney. Hattie Morahan in der Internet Movie Database (englisch) My Secret Life: Hattie Morahan, Actress, 29. Edward then declares his love to Elinor and proposes. I totally disagree with all the negative comments about this film. They include dashing Willoughby, future vicar Edward Ferrars and retired colonial gentleman Colonel Brandon. Get a sneak peek of the new version of this page.  She and assistant costume designer Alex Fordham undertook a large amount of research looking for inspiration.  Filming took place at the cottage over eight days in May.  The writer added more weight to the male roles, so they could be turned into stronger characters.  Davies told Carey and Claire Hill from the Western Mail that he wanted "to do justice" to Willoughby's back story, saying that it is "quite interesting and steamy stuff like a lot of underage sex that goes on and is just talked about.  Like the costumers, she read books and went to art galleries during her research. Hattie Morahan and Charity Wakefield starred as Elinor and Marianne Dashwood, two sisters who go on "a voyage of burgeoning sexual and romantic discovery"..  Mark Gatiss portrayed John Dashwood. The series was shot on location in the English counties of Berkshire, Surrey, Buckinghamshire and Devon for two months from April 2007. When Mr. Dashwood dies, he leaves his Sussex estate Norland -undivided, as the law requires- to his first marriage son John. Drama 2007. A young governess falls in love with her brooding and complex master. , The first episode of Sense and Sensibility attracted 5.54 million viewers upon its first broadcast in the United Kingdom, giving it twenty per cent of the audience share for its broadcast time. So they move out of their grand Sussex home to a more modest cottage in Devonshire. The "flighty" and "artistic" Marianne wears strong colours compared to Elinor, who has a different personality and complexion. She is rescued by a young man, who carries her back to the cottage. ‘Bridgerton’ Actress Bessie Carter Comes From Real-Life Acting Royalty, Entertainment One Picks Up ‘The Newsreader’ – Global Bulletin, Best "Critics' Choice Awards" Winning Best Picture.  Sense and Sensibility began airing from 26 June 2008 on the UKTV channel in Australia. The restraint she's brings to her portrayal is utterly true to Georgian values and to the character Austen has written. , Sense and Sensibility was shot entirely on location within England, mostly in the counties of Berkshire, Surrey, Buckinghamshire, and Devon. On 13 June 2008, she won Best Actress at the 14th Shanghai Television Festival for her performance. The daughter of a country doctor copes with an unwanted stepmother, an impetuous stepsister, burdensome secrets, the town gossips, and the tug on her own heartstrings for a man who thinks of her only as a friend.  Fordham revealed that with Marianne being younger and a "wild child", her wardrobe contains a lot of Buttercup yellows, which suited Wakefield's complexion and her character's freshness.  However, he then read the script and thought it was "just brilliant", especially as Davies had added more scenes featuring the male characters.  She began prepping a couple of months before filming began, and she met with the director and producer early on to discuss the whole look of the film. Apr 24, 2015 - This Pin was discovered by Ines Krüger. Was this review helpful to you? Maybe Eleanor [sic] isn't quite as flawed as originally drawn but that's unlikely to detract from your enjoyment.  The art director for the series, James Merifield, had walked past the cottage in 2006 and thought it would be an ideal setting for a film. Featuring a top-drawer cast, the filmmakers create several delicate moments – from Willoughby's elegant seduction of Marianne to the stoic Elinor's pining for the elusive Edward who, as played by Stevens, adorably stammers in a Hugh Grant-like way. However, John's wife, Fanny (Claire Skinner), convinces him to make a much smaller provision than he had originally intended. THE COMPLETE JANE AUSTEN: Sense and Sensibility Premieres Sunday, March 30, 2008 at 9pm on PBS Hattie Morahan (The Golden Compass) plays levelheaded Elinor Dashwood and Charity Wakefield (Jane Eyre) is her impulsive sister Marianne.  During an interview for the drama's BBC Online website, Fordham revealed that they tried to find references from every area, including eighteenth-century cartoons.  Caroline Gammell from The Daily Telegraph reported that "camera crews, production assistants, directors and actors swarmed over Blackpool Mill, turning the rustic four-bedroom home into the romantic hub of Jane Austen's novel. However, Edward arrives at the cottage and explains to the Dashwoods that Lucy has wed his brother Robert (Leo Bill). I thought, it'll be original by virtue of the fact that it's me doing it and there is only one me.  Dominic Cooper took on the role of John Willoughby, Brandon's rival for Marianne's affections.  Hattie Morahan, who portrayed Elinor in the drama, stated, "We are trying to play the story as it was written. [S.l.]  The designer said, "Ten years ago, female characters in 19th-century dramas would all have their hair done in very precise ringlets, all neat and perfect just like in the portraits. Brandon invites the Dashwoods and the Middletons to a party on his estate at Delaford, but before the trip can take place, he is called away on urgent business. The editing was a little patchy at times, but otherwise sound.I would absolutely recommend this version to any true Jane Austen fan, it does not disappoint, in fact it leaves you with that same warm fuzzy feeling that each novel and most of the film adaptations always do!Happy Watching! April 2008 (abgerufen am 17.  However, the bad weather led to Davies writing in a scene featuring Edward in a wet shirt chopping logs in the rain, which rivalled the famous lake scene in Pride and Prejudice.  In the United States, Sense and Sensibility was broadcast on PBS, as part of their Austen Masterpiece Theatre series. Sinn und Sinnlichkeit ist ein Drama aus dem Jahr 2008 von John Alexander mit Charity Wakefield, Hattie Morahan und David Morrissey. Sense & Sensibility I mean, it was a little rushed at times, especially at the end. The film deals with domestic violence and its consequences and follows news of planned government cuts to refuge centres. " Lenny Ann Low from The Sydney Morning Herald stated, "The locations, costumes and acting are excellent, with a particularly striking use of light – cold and grey skies foretelling doom through to rich candlelight signalling new passions. He introduces himself as John Willoughby (Dominic Cooper), and states that he will return to check on Marianne the following day. While Mrs. Dashwood hopes they will become engaged, Fanny informs her that his mother will not approve the match. She is marvellous.  He explained that the scene was shot on a vertical slope with a rain machine, as the natural rain does not show up on camera. " Davies also included a duel between Colonel Brandon and Willoughby in his screenplay, an event that was absent from Lee's film adaptation of the novel, but is mentioned in the original novel. During Marianne's recovery, Willoughby comes to talk with Elinor. At the 14th Shanghai Television Festival, the series was nominated for Magnolia Award for Best Television Film or Miniseries, Alexander won the Best Television Film Director award, while Morahan won Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Film for her turn as Elinor Dashwood. Hattie Morahan and Charity Wakefield starred as Elinor and Marianne Dashwood, two sisters who go on "a voyage of burgeoning sexual and romantic discovery".  Describing his character, Cooper said "The way I tried to persuade myself he wasn't too bad was that he's a 25-year-old young guy and he genuinely falls in love with Marianne – he's not just doing it for one moment in time. " Davies elaborated on this further in an interview with The Independent's Peter Chapman, saying that the seduction and abandonment of a schoolgirl which features in the novel needed dramatising. The other two episodes were broadcast on 6 and 13 January. They marry, as do Marianne and Brandon. It was released on a two-disc DVD in the UK on 14 January 2008.  He said that Austen should have made the reader feel that Edward was worthy of Elinor and explained how Marianne falls in love with Colonel Brandon, after having her heart broken by Willoughby. Copyright of BBC/WGBH. With help from wealthy neighbor Sir John Middleton, suitors for Elinor and Marianne are soon found, but not landed. Fanny's brother, Edward Ferrars (Dan Stevens), comes to visit, and he quickly befriends Elinor.  The actor revealed to a BBC journalist that he had really wanted the part and was excited by the challenge of the character. 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