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Anne of Green Gables (2016)

A retelling of L.M. Montgomery's story of Anne Shirley, an orphan who is accidentally sent to a couple looking to adopt a boy instead

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John Kent Harrison

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Susan Coyne, Dan Dillabough (story coordinator) (as Daniel Dillabough) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ella Ballentine ... Anne Shirley
Martin Sheen ... Matthew Cuthbert
Sara Botsford ... Marilla Cuthbert
Julia Lalonde ... Diana Barry
Kate Hennig Kate Hennig ... Rachel Lynde
Stefani Kimber ... Josie Pye
Linda Kash ... Mrs. Barry
Drew Haytaoglu Drew Haytaoglu ... Gilbert Blythe
Kyle Gatehouse ... Mr. Phillips
Tannis Burnett ... Muriel
Richard Binsley Richard Binsley ... Stationmaster
Sophia Roberts Sophia Roberts ... Lily
Jaime Feggi Jaime Feggi ... Minnie May
Sean McCann ... Dr. Spencer
Alanis Peart ... Mary Jo
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A retelling of L.M. Montgomery's story of Anne Shirley, an orphan who is accidentally sent to a couple looking to adopt a boy instead

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Drama | Family

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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 February 2016 (Canada) See more »

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Anne of Green Gables See more »

Filming Locations:

Milton, Ontario, Canada See more »

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$127,345
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Stereo

Color:

Color

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

Ella Ballentine (Anne) played a small role in the TV series Reign. Megan Follows, who had previously played Anne in 1985's Anne of Green Gables, is a main character in Reign. See more »

Goofs

At the Christmas concert there are three candles on the stove, as it was Christmas the stove would be very hot and the candles would melt. See more »

Quotes

Marilla Cuthbert: Handsome is as handsome does.
Anne Shirley: Well, handsome does is much easier if handsome is.
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Version of Anne of Green Gables (1985) See more »

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Disappointing, poor casting and directing
12 February 2017 | by rishjaySee all my reviews

I have read the books and have seen all adaptations of Anne of green gables. This new movie doesn't even come close to what was done in 1985 with Megan follows. I had to force myself to watch the entire movie. The casting and the direction was very poor. Anne in this movie did not flow effortlessly in her acting like Megan follows did and I found it particularly annoying how Matthew was not true to his character. The dialogues felt rushed and not natural. Many scenes were not given enough attention to detail and proper care. I had to re=watch the 1985 version to get over the disappointment. Please do not do a remake if you can't do a better version of the previous.


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