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Anne of Green Gables: The Continuing Story 

The continuing adventures of Anne Shirley in New York and in France during World War I.
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Lauren Peters ...  Dominic 2 episodes, 2000
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It's September, 1915. Anne Shirley and Gilbert Blythe have been engaged for some time, but life seems to always get in the way of them actually getting married. They eventually want to resettle back in Avonlea, Prince Edward Island, despite Green Gables' dilapidated condition and the fact that they do not own it. But their latest detour takes them to New York City as Gilbert's tenure at Bellevue Hospital has been extended. Anne, who has resisted moving to New York City in the past with him, decides to go this time. While pursuing her writing career, she gets a job as a junior editor at Winfield Publishing, where she meets the company's star writer, Jack Garrison, who aspires to write more serious works than the pulp fiction he is required to churn out for Winfield. But not only affecting Anne and Gilbert's life but that of everyone they know, World War I takes hold and further complicates matters. Their respective war efforts separate the couple. As Anne tries to reconnect with ... Written by Huggo

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Drama | Family | Romance | War

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Canada

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English | French

Release Date:

23 July 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Anne of Green Gables: The Continuing Story See more »

Filming Locations:

Montréal, Québec, Canada See more »

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$1,100,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

(2 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The plot of this film bears little resemblance to the storylines of any of the "Anne" source books because of legal disputes that were at the time ongoing between Kevin Sullivan and the heirs of Anne author Lucy Maud Montgomery. Ultimately, Canadian courts agreed with the heirs that Sullivan had withheld from the heirs contractually promised profits from the first two films in the series (Anne of Green Gables (1985) and Anne of Avonlea (1987)), and the courts also found groundless Sullivan's $55-million suit against the heirs. See more »

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When Anne, Gilbert and Jack are riding home on the train, and Anne is talking to Jack, he is smoking a cigarette, which he throws on the floor. After stamping it out with his shoe, it sticks to the sole of his shoe, and can be seen smoking heavily as he props his foot on his other knee. He actually shakes his foot to get rid of it! You can almost see Megan Follows trying not to laugh. Then he puts his foot down and stamps it out completely. See more »

Quotes

Gilbert Blythe: Marry me now. Let me go.
Anne Shirley: Everything I ever loved gets taken away.
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Alternate Versions

The 2011 wide-screen 'Restoration Edition' DVD version uses new, re-created visual effects and matte shots. 'Anne of Green Gables: The Continuing Story' had many visual effects and matte shots that were originally created in standard definition. Each of these sequences had to be recreated using original green screen elements and embellishing them with completely new matte work. See more »

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Follows Anne of Green Gables (1985) See more »

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a film not for true 'kindred spirits'
18 July 2000 | by tagerawaySee all my reviews

Although this could almost have been a decent war drama by itself, this film should by no means bear the name 'Anne of Green Gables'. For this film, Kevin Sullivan was fortunate enough to have 4 more books from which to write his script- but he chose to ignore all of them. For him, this was a 'what if' movie - not a 'what was written' movie, which - as a die hard 'Anne' fan - put me in the depths of despair. I won't even go into the under-developed characters or predictable plot. After capturing so many girls' hearts years ago with two beautiful films, Kevin Sullivan has betrayed us by substituting scenery for explosions and character for carnage. Amongst all the victims in this film, it was for the death of Anne's spirit for which I grieved the most.

If you treasure your Anne girl, DO NOT see this movie.


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