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Sense and Sensibility -- Rich Mr. Dashwood dies, leaving his second wife and her daughters poor by the rules of inheritance. Two daughters are the titular opposites.

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Director:
Writers:
Jane Austen (novel)
Emma Thompson (screenplay)
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Release Date:
13 December 1995 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Lose your heart and come to your senses.
Plot:
Rich Mr. Dashwood dies, leaving his second wife and her three daughters poor by the rules of inheritance. The two eldest daughters are the titular opposites. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
Won Oscar. Another 38 wins & 34 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
one word: wow. See more (184 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Directed by
Ang Lee 
 
Writing credits
Jane Austen (novel)

Emma Thompson (screenplay)

Produced by
Laurie Borg .... co-producer
Lindsay Doran .... producer
Sydney Pollack .... executive producer
James Schamus .... co-producer
Geoff Stier .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Patrick Doyle 
 
Cinematography by
Michael Coulter (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Tim Squyres 
 
Casting by
Michelle Guish 
 
Production Design by
Luciana Arrighi 
 
Art Direction by
Philip Elton 
Andrew Sanders (supervising art director)
 
Set Decoration by
Ian Whittaker 
 
Costume Design by
Jenny Beavan 
John Bright 
 
Makeup Department
Jan Archibald .... chief hair stylist
Miri Ben-Schlomo .... makeup artist
Sallie Jaye .... makeup artist
Morag Ross .... chief makeup artist
Astrid Schikorra .... hair stylist
Barbara Taylor .... hair stylist
Anita Burger .... assistant hair stylist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Anthony Bregman .... post-production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Bernard Bellew .... second assistant director
Ben Howarth .... third assistant director
Christopher Newman .... first assistant director (as Chris Newman)
Keith Young .... second second assistant director
Mick Ward .... additional assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
John Behan .... stand-by carpenter
Roy Biggs .... stand-by stagehand
Harold Burst .... plasterer
Darryl Carter .... carpenter
Jack Carter .... construction manager
Stan Cook .... chargehand dressing propman
Gill Ducker .... production buyer
Gary Fox .... dressing propman
Mark Fruin .... chargehand stand-by props
Les Hall .... carpenter
Robert Harper .... supervising painter (as Bob Harper)
Philippa Hart .... art department assistant
John Hedges .... supervising chargehand
Kenneth Langridge .... stagehand
Pippa Marks .... assistant art director
Mark McNeil .... dressing propman
Christina Moore .... storyboard artist
Sophia Müller .... assistant art director (as Sophia Mueller)
Norman North .... stand-by painter
Darren Reynolds .... stand-by propman
Anthony Rhone .... painter
Lee Shelley .... painter
Graham Stickley .... dressing storeman
Alan Titmus .... stagehand
Kenneth Welland .... painter (as Ken Welland)
Mark White .... construction
Arthur Wicks .... property master
Roger Willis .... carpenter
Will Ayres .... props (uncredited)
Robin Heinson .... painter (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Seth Anderson .... apprentice sound editor
Jaya Bishop .... sound assistant
Paul Carr .... adr artist
Pietro Cecchini .... assistant sound editor
Joe Cimino .... assistant sound editor
Tony Dawe .... production sound mixer
Robert Farr .... adr artist
Chris Gurney .... boom operator
Steve Hamilton .... supervising sound editor
Cynthia Leigh Heim .... foley artist
Andy Kris .... assistant sound editor (as Andrew Kris)
Thomas O'Shea .... sound effects editor
Mary Ellen Porto .... dialogue editor
Jen Ralston .... foley editor (as Jennifer Ralston)
Linda Russo .... foley artist
Steve Silkensen .... adr editor (as Steven Silkensen)
Reilly Steele .... sound re-recording mixer
Juan Carlos Zaldívar .... dialogue editor (as Juan Carlos Martinez)
Tom Meadows .... sound mixer (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Jeff Clifford .... special effects technician
Ricky Farns .... special effects supervisor
 
Visual Effects by
Randall Balsmeyer .... visual effects supervisor
Kathy Kelehan .... visual effects producer
Daniel Leung .... digital compositing supervisor
James Madigan .... scanning and recording technician (uncredited)
Matt McDonald .... digital compositor (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Nick Wilkinson .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Chris Bain .... camera trainee
Keith Batterbee .... rigger
Richard Broome .... camera grip
Clive Coote .... still photographer
Uinkar 'Bobby' Dhillon .... clapper loader (as Uinkar Bobby Dhillon)
Terry Edland .... gaffer
Darren Gatrell .... electrician (as Darren Gattrell)
Tony Hayes .... best boy
Sid Hinson .... stand-by rigger (as Sidney Hinson)
John Jordan .... focus puller
Paul Kemp .... electrician
Kenny Monger .... electrician (as Ken Monger)
Rob Monger .... electrician (as Robert Monger)
Chris Plevin .... photographer: second unit
Ronnie Rampton .... construction electrician
Mel Sansom .... rigger
Philip Sindall .... camera operator
Al Watson .... electrician
Andrew Watson .... electrician
Danny Young .... electrician
Jan Pester .... Steadicam operator (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Suzy Catliff .... casting assistant
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Joe Hobbs .... wardrobe master
Yvonne Hobbs .... wardrobe mistress
Sue Honeybourne .... wardrobe assistant (as Sue Honeyborne)
Anna Kot .... wardrobe assistant (as Anna Krystyna Kot)
Janet Tebrooke .... wardrobe supervisor
Maurizio Basile .... wardrobe assistant (uncredited)
Richard Cooke .... costume trainee (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Edward Berger .... post-production assistant
Mark Ginsberg .... color timer
Jeanette King-Segnini .... post-production assistant (as Jeanette King)
Susan Littenberg .... first assistant editor
Larry Richardson .... assistant editor: UK
Patricia Sztaba .... negative cutter
Stan Sztaba .... negative cutter
Simon Astbury .... colorist (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Lawrence Ashmore .... orchestrator
Tonia Davall .... orchestra contractor
Paul Hulme .... music recording engineer
Roy Prendergast .... music editor
Maggie Rodford .... music supervisor
Tony Stanton .... music preparation
Robert Ziegler .... conductor
 
Transportation Department
Brian Bassnett .... driver: camera car
Roy Bond .... facilities driver
Jed Bray .... unit driver
Peter Brook .... unit driver
Gerry 'Haggis' Bryson .... unit driver (as Gerard Bryson)
Sonny Donato .... driver: grip truck
Gerry Gore .... transportation captain
Eddie Kaye .... rushes driver
 
Other crew
Colin Anderson .... caterer
Libbie Barr .... script supervisor
Mona Benjamin .... assistant to producers: UK
Debbie Brodie .... food stylist
Cecile Cabal .... tutor: Ms. François
Paul Caldicott .... caterer
Jean-Christophe Castelli .... assistant: Mr. Schamus
John Charles .... software engineer: Sony DAC
Tony Clarkson .... location manager
Ginger Corbett .... unit publicist
Kay Cutts .... animal coordinator
Joy Geoghegan .... chaperone: Ms. François
Jane Gibson .... movement consultant
Pippa Grant .... stand-in
Andrew Hafitz .... film conform assistant
Mick Hart .... trainer
Andrew Hill .... assistant location manager
Stuart Hopps .... choreographer
Joyce Hsieh .... post-production accountant
Bobbie Johnson .... production accountant
Ross Katz .... assistant: Ms. Doran
Debbie Kaye .... horse and carriage coordinator
Lesley Keane .... assistant production coordinator
David Lee .... assistant: Mr. Lee
Annie Livings .... stand-in
Tamara Morris .... caterer
Paul Newton .... unit paramedic
Donna Ostroff .... assistant: Mr. Pollack
George Albert Pointer .... location runner
Carol Regan .... production coordinator
Steve Ricard .... stand-in (as Steve Rickard)
Terry L. Robertson .... coach builder (as Terry Robertson)
Phil Stoole .... production runner
Jan Unger .... film conform assistant
Nick Waldron .... location runner
Chris Webb .... assistant location manager
Nick Wilkinson .... horse master
Betty Williams .... assistant accountant
Rebecca Wright .... production assistant (as Rebecca Tucker)
Deborah Leakey .... assistant accountant (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Humphrey Barclay .... thanks
Margaret Devitt .... thanks
D.A. Doran .... special thanks
Sarah Eastel .... thanks
Stephen Fry .... thanks
William Horberg .... thanks
John Kouwenhoven .... thanks (as John A. Kouwenhoven)
Eric Thompson .... special thanks
Brenda Walton .... thanks
Josephine Webb .... thanks
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Additional Details

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MPAA:
Rated PG for mild thematic elements
Runtime:
136 min
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Language:
Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Dolby SR | SDDS (8 channels) | Dolby Digital

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Amanda Root was originally sought for the role of Marianne, and performed the role at a read-through of an early draft of the script. However, by the time the film was being made, Root could not appear, as she was already working on another Jane Austen film, Persuasion (1995).See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When Marianne wanders off from the Palmers' house, and Elinor is staring out the window, Mr. Palmer speaks to her and hands her a cup of tea. Immediately following that, Charlotte pours a cup of tea and gives it to Elinor, who thanks her and receives it with both hands.See more »
Quotes:
Charlotte Palmer:To think! We can see his insufferable house from the top of our hill. I shall ask Jackson to plant some very tall trees.
Mr. Palmer:You will do nothing of the sort.
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Movie Connections:
Version of "Sense and Sensibility" (1971)See more »
Soundtrack:
Weep You No More Sad FountainsSee more »

FAQ

How does it end?
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85 out of 104 people found the following review useful.
one word: wow., 10 January 2005
Author: clarific from United States

This is a truly great movie. It is one that I can watch over and over, yet can never seem to get enough of! Kate Winslet is gorgeous, Emma Thomson is inspiring, and Hugh Grant shines in this unforgettable film. I have always loved a good movie; one i can sink into and fall in love with the characters. I feel that Sense and Sensibility presents all these things to the audience. There is love, heartbreak, humour and great music. (my applause to Kate Winslet for her unforgettable versions of "Weep You No More Sad Fountains" and "The Dream" ...so beautiful.) If you have not seen this movie, please go RIGHT now to rent it...or even ADD it to your video library! I must say it is well worth it! And if you have seen it. ....you know what i mean.

Brava! Brava! Bravo!

Here are some other movies of this sort that i think this type of audience may enjoy:

Pride and Prejudice. starring Colin Firth and Jennifer Ehle.

Emma. starring Gwyneth Paltrow and Jeremy Northam.

Ever After. starring Drew Barrymore and Dougray Scott.

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