Sydney Pollack directs Harrison Ford and Julia Ormond in this remake of the 1954 Billy Wilder romantic comedy. Ford and Greg Kinnear portray a pair of brothers who are both potential heirs to the Larrabee family fortune. David, a dashing playboy, and Linus, a sensible stodgy businessman, both end up vying for the affections of Sabrina (Ormond), the chauffeur's daughter, after she returns elegantly transformed from a sojourn in Paris. Pollack presents an effortless contemporary telling of this classic Cinderella story.
Pros: An excellent fairy tale. Ford, Ormand, and Kinear play their parts to perfection.
Cons: When all is said and done, this is just another Cinderella story.
The Bottom Line: Fabulous lines, romance, good writing, romance, and great actors. One of my all time favs. Plot Details: This opinion reveals major details about the movie's plot. The film opens with a wandering aerial shot and the soothing, innocent … more
Pros: .. Cons: .. Staying in the same aren't I happy' movie line, I caught a little ditty called Sabrina, mainly because it starred Harrison Ford, and I am always willing to give Ford a watch - sometimes good, sometimes bad. And sometimes just plain mediocre, as I found this movie to be. The predictable story line - beautiful (now) girl whose father is chauffeur, outrageously rich and handsome men, tender winsome looks, girl … more