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Persuasion (1971)
Royal Navy captain Wentworth was haughtily turned down eight years ago as suitor of pompous baronet Sir Walter Elliot's daughter Anne, despite true love. Now he visits their former seaside country estate, rented by his brother-in-law, admiral Croft, so the financially stressed baronet can afford a fashionable, cheaper residence in trendy Bath. First the former lovers meet again on the estate, where they feel vibes again, but neither dares admit them until it seems too late. Yet the truth becomes clear, both have moved, but meet again in Bath.
Year: 1971
Country: UK
Directed by : Howard Baker
Written by : Julian Mitchell
Cast: Ann Firbank, Bryan Marshall, Marian Spencer, Richard Vernon, Morag Hood, Georgine Anderson
Literary source: Jane Austen "Persuasion"