This adaptation of Jane Austen’s 1818 novel turned out to be the first of the old Jane Austen television adaptations that the BBC aired during the 1970s and 80s. Produced and directed by Howard Baker, and adapted by Julian Mitchell; this two-part miniseries starred Ann Firbanks and Bryan Marshall.
As many fans of Austen’s novel would know, ”PERSUASION” told the story of Anne Elliot, the middle daughter of a vain and spendthrift baronet, who finds herself reunited with her former finance, a Naval officer of lesser birth named...
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Twenty-four years after the BBC aired its 1971 version of Jane Austen’s 1818 novel, ”Persuasion”; and twelve years before ITV aired its adaptation; Columbia Pictures released its own version on British television and in movie theaters across the U.S. The movie went on to become highly acclaimed, the winner of a BAFTA TV award for Best Single Drama, and regarded as the definitive version of Austen’s novel.
Directed by Roger Michell, ”PERSUASION” told the story of Anne Elliot, the middle daughter of an...
When it comes to adaptations of Jane Austen novels, I tend to stick with a trio of titles - "Pride and Prejudice, "Emma" and "Sense and Sensibility". Before last spring, I have never seen a screen adaptation of any remaining Austen novels. Until I saw the 2007 adaptation of her last completed novel published in 1818, "Persuasion".
Directed by Adrian Shergold, "PERSUASION" told the story of Anne Elliot, the sensible middle daughter of a vain and spendthrift baronet named Sir Walter Elliot. At the age of 19, Anne had fallen in love...
"A Modern Day Persuasion" was released March 2011. It is an Austen Adaptation which takes Jane's classic, "Persuasion" into the 21st Century. The author's website is: link and it is available through Amazon.com
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