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persuasion (1995) → facts or opinions which are to pass through the hands of so many, to be misconceived by folly in one, and ignorance in another, can hardly have much truth left.
Anne is a feminist in a pre-feminist period. She’s a strong, independent character, someone who can cope. I wanted to play her as soon as I saw the word `haggard’ describing her. `Haggard’ - I can play haggard. I know what I look like first thing in the morning. I relish a job like this, starting off downtrodden and gradually blossoming.
Amanda Root on her role as Anne Elliot in Persuasion, interviewed in 1997. (via sangfroidwoolf)
persuasion (1995) → anne & mary
persuasion (1995) → anne elliot + melancholy