Anne of Avonlea (1987)
"Anne of Green Gables: The Sequel" (original title)

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Anne Shirley accepts a teaching position at a girls boarding school in a town dominated by a rich and belligerant family determined to make her life miserable.

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Anne Shirley, now a schoolteacher, has begun writing stories and collecting rejection slips. She makes the acquaintance of a handsome, rich, bachelor, (jumping to a wrong conclusion, she and Diana chased down Rachel Lynde's cow, thinking it was Dolly) & immediately sold it to John Blythe. [When she realizes her fault, Anne & Marilla do a special visit to Rachel Lynde & her longtime husband, Thomas. During this visit, Thomas Lynde dies & Rachel Lynde became a widow!] and wins (to her chagrin) Rolling's Reliable baking soda (that was forged by Diana) company's writing contest. She acts as Diana's maid of honor, and refuses Gilbert Blythe's marriage proposal; which sends her to teach Kingsport Ladies' College, an exclusive all girl students' school, where she meets opposition from the principal, Miss Katherine Brooke, and the Pringle clan (one of whom is the rich, handsome bachelor). But while Anne won the numerous conflicts & battles, and the friends she makes, she returns to Avonlea. Written by Kathy Li

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During her time at Kingsport Lady College, Anne Shirley produces a play about Mary, Queen of Scots. Currently, Megan Follows, who played Anne Shirley, is starring in CW's hit show Reign, which is about Mary, Queen of Scots. See more »

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At Diana's wedding, when the minister's wife is singing under the tent, it is clearly raining outside. However, when it cuts to the guests outside at the wedding, it is not raining anymore. See more »

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Marilla Cuthbert: [Anne never told Marilla about the book she published] Oh, you're a great one for secrets.
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Followed by Anne of Green Gables: The Continuing Story (2000) See more »

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I have always liked this movie...
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I've liked it and have always seen it as just a continuation of "Green Gables". After I read the books and then watched the movies again, I realized how much they changed it, leaving things out and making things all out of sequence.

I do like this movie, and without the books, it'd be a very good story on it's own. But it would've been nice if they'd stayed truer to the story and left a few more things in.


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