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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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Version of In Search of the Brontës (2003) See more »

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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 feast for Bronte fans!
21 February 2006 | by (italy) – See all my reviews

A feast of perfect acting (the three actresses earn applause), inspired direction and splendid photography (which evokes the outside and the inner landscapes of the sister writers), but strictly reserved to Bronte admirers. The screenplay, built upon continuous references to the Bronte artistic work, can create a sense of icy estrangement, but who is familiar with the writings and the life of the Bronte sisters (maybe through the cult Charlotte bio by Elizabeth Gaskell) will be enchanted. It is a pity this movie remains mainly unseen. The only chance to obtain it at the moment is to get the Spanish DVD which also features the French version.


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