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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This adaptation of the Jane Austen novel ended up being released as a feature film, titled simply "Persuasion" - without the title reference to "Screen Two." See more
While clearing out her things at Kellynch near the beginning of the film, Anne finds a paper boat tucked inside a navy list. If you look closely, you can see that the words written on it come from the letter Captain Wentworth writes to her at the end of the film. It says: "You pierce my soul. I am half agony, half hope. Tell me not that such precious feelings are gone for ever. I offer myself to you again..." See more
Have you thought any more about my offer?
What offer was that?
My offer to flatter and adore you all the days of your life.
I haven't had a moment, Mr Elliot, to turn my mind to it.
The Minstrel Boy
Written by Thomas Moore See more