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

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Family | Romance  -  19 May 1987 (USA)
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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, chases a cow, and wins (to her chagrin) a baking soda 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 girls school, where she meets opposition from one of the teachers, Miss Brooke, and the Pringle clan (one of whom is the rich, handsome bachelor). But while Anne enjoys the battle, and the friends she makes, she returns to Avonlea. Written by Kathy Li

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If you look closely at the doors in the kitchen, they are closed in every scene. This is due to the fact that for this movie they only rebuilt the kitchen, and there is nothing behind those doors. See more »

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As Diana and Anne walk past the house, as they talk about Anne's story and right before running into Rachel with the Jersey cow, you can see crew trailers, a yellow car with its hood up and some other equipment reflected in the windows of the house (best seen in the window at the end). See more »

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Anne Shirley: I feel as though someone's handed me the moon... and I don't exactly know what to do with it.
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I have always liked this movie...
26 June 1999 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

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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