Mansfield Park (1999)



Critic Consensus: Solid performances, bold direction.

Movie Info

At the age of ten, Fanny Price is sent to live with wealthy relatives in Northampton Shire, leaving her impoverished family behind in Portsmouth. She has always known her debt of gratitude towards her aunt, Lady Bertram, and uncle, Sir Thomas. Her Aunt Norris, however, has always treated her as a servant and the preening Bertram daughters have always reminded her of her status. The youngest son Edmund has been Fanny's constant companion since her arrival at Mansfield Park. The arrival of the … More

Rating: PG-13 (for brief violent images, sexual content and drug use)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Jane Austen, Patricia Rozema
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jul 11, 2000
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as Fanny Price

as Mary Crawford

as Edmond Bertram

as Henry Crawford

as Sir Thomas Bertram

as Lady Bertram/Mrs. Pr...

as Maria Bertram

as Julia Bertram

as Tom Bertram

as Aunt Norris

as Mr. Rushworth

as Young Fanny

as Mr. Price

as Young Susan

as Young Maria

as Young Julia

as Young Edmond

as Teenage Fanny

as Boy with Bird Cart

as Dr. Winthrop

as Carriage Driver

as Ballroom Dancer

as Ballroom Dancer

as Ballroom Dancer

as Ballroom Dancer
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Critic Reviews for Mansfield Park

All Critics (79) | Top Critics (21)

While this version plays somewhat fast and loose with the original story, and even more so with the heroine's character, it is still much more Jane Austen than not.

Full Review… | July 21, 2005
Houston Chronicle
Top Critic

Spins the most interesting modern re-interpretation of the Austen canon.

January 1, 2000
Chicago Tribune
Top Critic

Though it's never dull, this Mansfield Park has too much of its own agenda and too little of Austen's to completely succeed.

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Los Angeles Times
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Despite its brazen politics, Mansfield Park never goes giddily amok as promised.

January 1, 2000
Mr. Showbiz
Top Critic

Too often steps out of its era to adopt a knowing, politically correct, late-20th-century attitude to the society portrayed.

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Top Critic

This Mansfield Park becomes a kind of romanticized gloss -- an imaginative grad-student thesis that melds author and character.

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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Audience Reviews for Mansfield Park

Someone who knows Jane Austen's life and has also an experience of her books or the movies based on them ,can realise one thing for sure , that her novels are also based on her own life ,somehow . But this movie has more realistic elements of her season .Also has more action than other scripts and that makes it believable and attractive. Of course the most attractive is Edmund ( Jonny Lee Miller)lol.
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Maybe the best Jane Austen's adaptation ever made!

Eliza Norton

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Great Jane Austen screen adaptation.

Michael S

Super Reviewer

This was a really great adaptation..and had a great cast. It was good to see Johnny Lee Miller again. I would recommend watching Sense & Sensability is a bit better.

Keysha H

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