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Saturday Afternoon at the Movies: Sense and Sensibility (1995)

Saturday, July 23, 2022 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Members & guests–free on Youtube

Every Saturday afternoon, join fellow film aficionados of the Village for an in-depth discussion of films new and old, led by Village member Mel Washburn. Watch the selected film any time–or enjoy the discussion and be persuaded to view it after!

This week: Sense and Sensibility (1995)

Emma Thomspon won an Oscar for her adaptation of Jane Austin’s novel about the Dashwood family–all women with no inheritance after the father dies and leaves his estate to his son. The women are forced to move to a cottage in Devonshire, where they hope to marry, Elinor (Emma) falls for Edward Ferrars (Hugh Grant), who may be available, but maybe not. Marianne (Kate Winslet in her first oscar-nominated role) falls for the handsome John Willoughby (Greg Wise), who may be available, but maybe not, while Colonel Brandon (Alan Rickman), who’s available but not as desirable, watches from the sidelines. What’s a poor English girl to do? Classic script; great directing (Ang Lee); and amazing acting all around.


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Saturday, July 23, 2022
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Chicago, IL United States
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