About

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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Directed by

Ang Lee

Written by

Emma Thompson (Screenplay)
Jane Austen (Novel)

Runtime

136 minutes

Country

United States of America, United Kingdom

Language

English

Tagline

Lose your heart and come to your senses.

Cast

Keywords

based on novel or book period drama 19th century inheritance rural setting military officer bowling servant country life horse and carriage rainstorm devon decorum

Photos

Lists

#315 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

#62 on Top 100 British films BFI

#70 on AFI's 100 years...100 passions AFI

Awards

Oscar for Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published Emma Thompson

Oscar nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role Kate Winslet

Oscar nomination for Best Cinematography

Oscar nomination for Best Costume Design Jenny Beavan