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Les soeurs Brontë (1979)

 -  Biography | Drama  -  9 May 1979 (France)
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In a small presbytery in Yorkshire, living under the watchful eyes of their aunt and father, a strict Anglican pastor, the Bronte sisters write their first works and quickly become literary sensations.

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Pascal Greggory ...
Patrick Magee ...
Hélène Surgère ...
Madame Robinson
Roland Bertin ...
Mr. Nicholls
Alice Sapritch ...
La tante Elizabeth Brontë
Xavier Depraz ...
Monsieur Hager
Adrian Brine ...
Monsieur Robinson
Julian Curry ...
Mr. Smith
Renee Goddard ...
Tabby, la gouverante
Jean Sorel ...
Leyland
Katherine Apanovitch
Pierre Baillot
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In a small presbytery in Yorkshire, living under the watchful eyes of their aunt and father, a strict Anglican pastor, the Bronte sisters write their first works and quickly become literary sensations.

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Las hermanas Brontë  »

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Emily Brontë: I spit on love and all its vanity.
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Ouverture de Tancrède (Tancredi)
Music by Gioachino Rossini (as Rossini)
Performed by The Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields (as Academy of Saint-Martin in the Fields)
Conducted by Neville Marriner
disque Philips
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A film to remember!
1 November 1999 | by (Darlington Western Australia) – See all my reviews

Although I saw this film in 1979/1980 it was one of the most memorable movies of my movie viewing days. The photography was excellent and is to my mind one of the best alongside 2 or 3 other films that have appealed to my artistic senses. At the time I thought 'trust the French to make a movie about the English that is so beautifully executed'. This may sound very "highbrow" but not really. If you are into foreign language films well acted and visually appealing this is a film for you. I have been searching ever since for a chance to view it again. Top Marks 10/10


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