❾-50%}The broader class system is pretty much taken for granted. The Dashwoods soon learn that Miss Steele has become Mrs. Archived from the original on 25 January On their way home to Devonshire, Elinor and Marianne stop for the night at the country estate of the Palmers, who live near Willoughby's estate. Retrieved 14 April — via HighBeam Research. About halfway through the script it started to make sense why they chose me. Less remembered is the radical way the film elevated its two male characters—Colonel Brandon played by the late Alan Rickman and Edward Ferrars Hugh Grant —beyond their source material. It was her first published novel, and she paid to have it published. Pidduck, Julianne Retrieved 23 July In , Lindsay Doran , the new president of production company Mirage Enterprises , was on a company retreat brainstorming potential film ideas when she suggested the Jane Austen novel Sense and Sensibility to her colleagues. Thompson viewed the novel as a story of "love and money," noting that some people needed one more than the other. In , Louise Flavin referred to the film as "the most popular of the Austen film adaptations," [4] and in , The Independent ranked it as the third-best Austen adaptation of all time, opining that Lee "offered an acute outsider's insight into Austen in this compelling interpretation of the book [and] Emma Thompson delivered a charming turn as the older, wiser, Dashwood sister, Elinor. Retrieved 20 May