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The movie Sense and Sensibility based off the Jane Austin novel of the same name is a love story of two very different sisters When Mr Dashwood dies he leaves behind a wife and two daughters without an inheritance because they were women and it was ilegal for them to have an inheritance They moved into a cottage owned by their cousin Sir John Robert Hardy Marianne Kate Winslet falls in love with Mr WIlloughby Greg Wise who is unable to return her love because he was to marry for money Elinor her sister falls in love with Edward Ferrars who had already pledged his love for Lucy Steele and must keep his word All the while Mrs Jenings Elizabeth Spriggs is playing matchmaker and Colonel Brandon Alan Rickman had his own heart set on Marianne but she does not reciprocate his love The movie is a triumph of love in a time where marriage was for money Although women in this period married whoever had the most money to provide for the family the Dashwood women broke the rule and maried for love Marianne loved Mr Willoughby but ended up loving Colonel Brandon a kind man For Marianne and Mr Willoughby it started when she fell down a hil on a rainy day and he saw her and carried her back to her cottage From then on their love grew but he ended up marrying a more affluent woman He loved Marianne but in the period of time in whick they were living that was not a very good reason at all After Mr Willoughby was married Marianne was sick and near death and Colonel Brandon was the one who cared for her She grew to love Colonel Brandon Marianne the poetic and musical sister relied on her senses in the movie to show her true love Elinor Mariannes sister fell in love with Edward Ferrars but again money was more important
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