Jane Austen Film Series: 'Sense and Sensibility'

Francis A. Gregory Library

Jane Austen Film Series: 'Sense and Sensibility'

Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, 2 p.m.

Sense and Sensibility Theatrical PosterJoin us for an afternoon matinee of Sense and Sensibility starring Emma Thompson, Kate Winslet, Hugh Grant and Alan Rickman.

Based on Jane Austen’s first novel, Sense and Sensibility, the film follows the lives of two sisters: one the pragmatic Elinor, the other the passionate Marianne. In this heartwarming 1995 film adaptation, Elinor and Marianne struggle to find romantic happiness in a 19th century English society that is obsessed with wealth and status.

Rated PG, 135 minutes, 1995.