Sense and Sensibility

Sense and Sensibility

  • 1995
  • Comedy drama
  • USA
When Elinor Dashwood's (Emma Thompson) father dies, her family's finances are crippled. After the Dashwoods move to a cottage in Devonshire, Elinor's sister Marianne (Kate Winslet) is torn between the handsome John Willoughby (Greg Wise) and the older Colonel Brandon (Alan Rickman). Meanwhile, Elinor's romantic hopes with Edward Ferrars (Hugh Grant) are hindered due to his prior engagement. Both Elinor and Marianne strive for love while the circumstances in their lives constantly change.


Elinor Dashwood
Col. Christopher Brandon
Marianne Dashwood
Edward Ferrars
John Dashwood
Fanny Dashwood
Mrs. Dashwood
Mrs. Jennings
Sir John Middleton
John Willoughby
Charlotte Palmer
Lucy Steele
Mr. Palmer
Margaret Dashwood
Robert Ferrars


Ang Lee Director
Jane Austen Writer
Emma Thompson Writer
Sydney Pollack Executive Producer
Lindsay Doran Producer
Patrick Doyle Original Music
Michael Coulter Cinematographer
Tim Squyres Film Editor
Michelle Guish Casting
Luciana Arrighi Production Design
Philip Elton Art Direction
Ian Whittaker Set Decoration
Jenny Beavan Costume Designer
John Bright Costume Designer