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Anne of Green Gables (2016)

A retelling of L.M. Montgomery's story of Anne Shirley, an orphan who is accidentally sent to a couple looking to adopt a boy instead

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John Kent Harrison

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Susan Coyne, Lucy Maud Montgomery (based on the novel 'Anne of Greene Gables' by) (as L.M. Montgomery) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ella Ballentine ... Anne Shirley
Martin Sheen ... Matthew Cuthbert
Sara Botsford ... Marilla Cuthbert
Julia Lalonde ... Diana Barry
Kate Hennig Kate Hennig ... Rachel Lynde
Stefani Kimber ... Josie Pye
Linda Kash ... Mrs. Barry
Drew Haytaoglu Drew Haytaoglu ... Gilbert Blythe
Kyle Gatehouse ... Mr. Phillips
Tannis Burnett Tannis Burnett ... Muriel
Richard Binsley Richard Binsley ... Stationmaster
Sophia Roberts Sophia Roberts ... Lily
Jaime Feggi Jaime Feggi ... Minnie May
Sean McCann ... Dr. Spencer
Alanis Peart ... Mary Jo
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A retelling of L.M. Montgomery's story of Anne Shirley, an orphan who is accidentally sent to a couple looking to adopt a boy instead

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Ella Ballentine (Anne) played a small role in the TV series Reign. Megan Follows, who had previously played Anne in 1985's Anne of Green Gables, is a main character in Reign. See more »

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As Marilla is coming upstairs Anne is lying on the bed with her hair loose, when Marilla finds the missing broach and calls Anne she comes out with her hair in braids. See more »

Quotes

Marilla Cuthbert: Handsome is as handsome does.
Anne Shirley: Well, handsome does is much easier if handsome is.
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A real clunker
25 November 2016 | by mpgebhardSee all my reviews

We anxiously waited for the new new "Anne" series hoping it would be on a par with the previous version staring Colleen Dewhurst and Richard Farnsworth. It took about two minutes for us to see that the acting was stilted with characters simply reading the script rather portraying a believable story in an imaginative way. To state that the show lacked chemistry is a tremendous understatement. The production was somewhat faithful to the book but lacked an understanding of the emotional depth of the book, was not true to the story, and foisted 21st century values on the audience. For example, at the time there was no such thing as a social service agency. It put me, a reader of L.M. Montgomery for 50 years, into "the depth of despair". It was only slightly better than watching a stupid NFL game.


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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

15 February 2016 (Canada) See more »

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