Anne of Green Gables Movie Review 1985

Information and Film Reviews for Anne of Green Gables the Movie

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Splendid production of the famous Lucy Maud Montgomery classic about a young orphan girl growing to young adulthood with the help of a crusty brother and sister duo. The characters come to life under Sullivan's direction, and the movie is enhanced by the beautiful Prince Edward Island scenery and wonderful costumes. One of the few instances where an adaptation lives up to (if not exceeds) the quality of the original novel. A WonderWorks presentation that was made with the cooperation of the Disney channel, CBC, and PBS. Followed by "Anne of Avonlea." On two tapes.


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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 197 minutes.
Originally from Canadian.

Cast and Crew

Coming of Age, Adoption & Orphans, Canada, Period Piece: 1900s, Books to Film: L.M. Montgomery
Kevin Sullivan, Joe Wiesenfeld
Megan Follows, Colleen Dewhurst, Richard Farnsworth, Patricia Hamilton, Schuyler Grant, Jonathan Crombie, Marilyn Lightstone, Charmion King, Rosemary Radcliffe, Jackie Burroughs, Robert E. Collins, Joachim Hansen, Cedric Smith, Paul Brown, Miranda de Pencier, Jennifer Inch, Wendy Lyon, Christiane Kruger, Trish Nettleton, Morgan Chapman
Rene Ohashi
Kevin Sullivan
Hagood Hardy
Kevin Sullivan, Ian McDougall, Walt Disney, CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation), PBS, Sullivan Entertainment

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