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Pequot Presents: Jane Austen Film Series

Wednesday, August 09, 2017, 03:30pm - 05:00pm
This repeat is an exception to the normal repeat pattern

web sense and sensibilityDiscover how the 21st century envisions the timeless works of Jane Austen during this special summer movie series. Offered in conjunction with the Pages from Pequot Special Collections Exhibition, Jane Austen: Insights and Influences, enjoy five critically acclaimed films adapted from Austen’s novels. If you are interested in an adult group tour of the exhibition please contact the Library for tour information at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Sense and Sensibility
1 hour 33 minutes. Rated PG

  • Bring your own refreshments and enjoy a critically acclaimed film on "the big screen."
  • Matinée screening. General seating. No reservation required.
  • Free and open to the public.

In this 1995 Academy Award winning adaptation, the Dashwood sisters, Elinor (Emma Thompson) and Marianne (Kate Winslet), must find suitable husbands after the death of Mr. Dashwood. Romantic Marianne is torn between the handsome John Willoughby (Greg Wise) and the older Colonel Brandon (Alan Rickman). Meanwhile, sensible Elinor's romantic hopes with Edward Ferrars (Hugh Grant) are hindered due to his prior engagement.

Pequot Presents: Jane Austen Movie Series
Wednesday, August 2: Love and Friendship (PG - 2016)
Wednesday, August 9: Sense and Sensibility (PG – 1995)
Wednesday, August 16: Pride and Prejudice (PG – 2005)
Wednesday, August 23: Emma (PG - 1996)
Wednesday, August 30: Persuasion (PG – 1995)


Location : Auditorium
Contact : (203) 259-0346 ext. 15