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98 Ratings


Directed by Roger Michell
United Kingdom, 1995
Drama, Romance


In this profoundly warm yet piercing adaptation of Jane Austen’s final novel, Anne is, by the conventions of society, considered an old maid when she remains unmarried at 27. However, when her former love, Captain Wentworth, returns from the Napoleonic Wars, a second chance arrives…

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Persuasion Directed by Roger Michell

Awards & Festivals

National Board of Review

1995 | Winner: Top Ten Films

BAFTA Awards

1996 | 5 wins including: Best Single Drama (Television)

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