Mansfield Park

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  • PG-13
  • 1999
  • 1 hr 52 min
  • 7.0  (25,620)
  • 71

"Mansfield Park" from 1999 is a beautifully romantic depiction of Jane Austen's novel. The movie is directed by Patricia Rozema and features an all-star cast with Frances O'Connor playing the lead role of Fanny Price, Jonny Lee Miller as Edmund Bertram, Alessandro Nivola as Henry Crawford, and Embeth Davidtz as Mary Crawford. The story of "Mansfield Park" revolves around Fanny Price, who is taken in by her wealthy relatives, the Bertrams, at Mansfield Park. Fanny is the poor relation in the family and is constantly looked down upon by her Aunt Norris (played brilliantly by Sheila Gish). She is often overshadowed by her cousin, Maria (played by Victoria Hamilton), who is engaged to the wealthy and influential Mr. Rushworth (played by Hugh Bonneville).

Fanny's life changes when the charming and handsome Henry Crawford (played by Alessandro Nivola) comes to Mansfield Park. As the two become closer, Henry begins to show his true colors, revealing himself to be a cad and a scoundrel. Meanwhile, Fanny's childhood friend, Edmund (played by Jonny Lee Miller), has always been a constant in her life. However, as he begins to fall in love with Mary Crawford (played by Embeth Davidtz), Fanny realizes her true feelings for him.

The movie does an excellent job of capturing the nuances of Austen's characters and their motivations. Frances O'Connor delivers a strong performance as Fanny, bringing a sense of depth and complexity to the character. Jonny Lee Miller's portrayal of Edmund is equally compelling, and the chemistry between the two leads is palpable. Alessandro Nivola's portrayal of Henry Crawford is also noteworthy, capturing both the character's charm and his underlying darkness.

Visually, the movie is stunning, with gorgeous costumes and stunning shots of the English countryside. The music is also beautiful and complements the film's romantic and emotional themes.

While some Austen purists may take issue with certain storylines that differ from the novel, "Mansfield Park" is a strong adaptation that captures the essence of Austen's work. The movie is both a charming romance and a poignant coming-of-age tale, and is sure to delight fans of the author.

Overall, "Mansfield Park" is a moving and captivating film that would make a great addition to any Austen fan's movie collection.

Mansfield Park is a 1999 romance movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 52 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.0 and a MetaScore of 71.

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    7.0  (25,620)
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