PG | | Drama, Romance
Rich Mr. Dashwood dies, leaving his second wife and her three daughters poor by the rules of inheritance. The two eldest daughters are the titular opposites.
Wimbledon was taking place during filming. Alan Rickman and Kate Winslet would watch matches together in his trailer.
All I want - all I have ever wanted - is the quiet of a private life, but, eh, my mother is determined to see me distinguished.
When Mrs. Dashwood is sobbing in her bedroom after the death of her husband, Elinor walks into the room, and Mrs. Dashwood clearly calls her "Emma" the actress's actual name.
£5,043,343 (UK) (15 March 1996)
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