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Mansfield Park 

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Impoverished Fanny Price is sent to live with her more affluent uncle and aunt. The arrival of new neighbors brings a chance for romance to Fanny and her cousins.
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Series cast summary:
Anna Massey ...  Mrs. Norris 6 episodes, 1983
Angela Pleasence ...  Lady Bertram 6 episodes, 1983
Sylvestra Le Touzel ...  Fanny Price 6 episodes, 1983
Nicholas Farrell ...  Edmund Bertram 6 episodes, 1983
Jackie Smith-Wood Jackie Smith-Wood ...  Mary Crawford 6 episodes, 1983
Robert Burbage Robert Burbage ...  Henry Crawford 6 episodes, 1983
Gorden Kaye ...  Dr. Grant 6 episodes, 1983
Susan Edmonstone Susan Edmonstone ...  Mrs. Grant 6 episodes, 1983
Neville Phillips ...  Baddely 6 episodes, 1983
Snuff Snuff ...  Pug 6 episodes, 1983
Bernard Hepton ...  Sir Thomas Bertram 5 episodes, 1983
Samantha Bond ...  Maria Bertram / ... 5 episodes, 1983
Christopher Villiers ...  Tom Bertram 5 episodes, 1983
Liz Crowther Liz Crowther ...  Julia Bertram 5 episodes, 1983
Jonathan Stephens Jonathan Stephens ...  Mr. Rushworth 5 episodes, 1983
Gillian Martell Gillian Martell ...  Mrs. Rushworth, Senior / ... 3 episodes, 1983
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Her family living under the heavy burden of poverty, 10 year old Fanny Price is sent to live with her more affluent uncle and aunt, Sir Thomas and Lady Bertram of Mansfield Park. Growing up, she is treated as an inferior relation by all but her best friend and cousin Edmund. Quiet, staid, and virtuous Fanny witnesses the stirrings of passion when worldly siblings Henry and Mary Crawford move in next door. Henry toys with the affections of Fanny's cousins Maria and Julia, but then his attentions unexpectedly turn towards Fanny... Written by L. Hamre

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The lilac Spencer worn by Jackie Smith-Wood (Mary Crawford) in Fanny's white attic room is the same costume worn by Amy Loughton (Miss Campbell) in Emma's Weymouth daydream in Emma (2009). See more »

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Excellent and accurate film!
24 May 2005 | by lesleyhallSee all my reviews

It was wonderful to see an accurate adaptation of one of my favorite novels. The themes of the book are well-presented, and I was pleased with the casting and portrayal. I thought a smaller, frailer-looker Fanny would have more suited the character and I did not care for Miss Crawford's close-cropped hair, either, but these were not difficult to accept. It obviously had a much lower budget than the recent 1999 adaptation, yet it was not nearly as awkward to watch as they did not massacre Jane Austen's meanings in an effort to make the setting and plot more palatable for modern audiences. There was no ax to grind here, just an accurate, well-acted, satisfying film. If you love the book, you will love this movie. If you did not care for the book, then you will be wasting your time.


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6 November 1983 (UK) See more »

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