Eight years earlier, Anne Elliot, the daughter of a financially troubled aristocratic family, was persuaded to break off her engagement to Frederick Wentworth, a young seaman, who, though promising, had poor family connections. When her father rents out the family estate to Admiral Croft, Anne is thrown into company with Frederick, because his sister is Mrs. Croft. Frederick is now a rich and successful Captain, and a highly eligible bachelor. Whom will he marry? One of Anne's sister's husband's sisters? Or will he and Anne rekindle the old flame? Written by
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When Captain Harville and Anne Elliot discuss whether men or women are the most inconstant in love the camera continues to switch between a closer shot of the two and a more distant shot to include Captain Wentworth. In one of the more distant shots (while Captain Harville discusses the feeling of leaving behind family) you can see Anne is the one speaking however Captain Harville's voice is heard. See more
[Anne and Benwick are discussing poetry and he asks her which she prefers of two poems by Sir Walter Scott. Anne answers by quoting a line from the second poem. They then alternately recite the next few lines
Tell me, do you prefer "Marmion" or "The Lady of the Lake?"
"Like the dew on the mountain / Like the foam on the river /"
"Like the bubble on the fountain / Thou art gone /"
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