Sabrina (1995)

Genres - Comedy, Romance  |   Sub-Genres - Romantic Comedy, Sophisticated Comedy  |   Release Date - Dec 15, 1995 (USA)  |   Run Time - 127 min.  |   Countries - USA  |   MPAA Rating - PG
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A remake of a 1954 Billy Wilder romance, this updated version of the play Sabrina Fair was directed by Sydney Pollack. Julia Ormond stars as Sabrina Fairchild, the daughter of a kindly chauffeur (John Wood) at the Long Island estate of the upper-crust Larrabee family. Sabrina has grown up enchanted from afar with the Larrabees' sparkling world of privilege and wealth, but she's especially enamored of younger Larrabee brother David (Greg Kinnear), a charming womanizer. After the once-plain Sabrina returns from a sojourn in Paris transformed into a remarkably poised and attractive young woman, she at long last catches David's eye. In a calculated effort to manipulate David away from her and into a more financially advantageous marriage, older brother Linus (Harrison Ford) pretends to woo Sabrina himself, but finds himself unintentionally falling in love.

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brother, chauffeur, forbidden-love, love, makeover, mid-life-crisis, millionaire, Pygmalion, romance, transformation, workaholic