Pride and Prejudice (1995)

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Jane Austen's classic novel about the prejudice that occurred between the 19th century classes and the pride which would keep lovers apart.

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 Elizabeth Bennet (6 episodes, 1995)
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 Mr. Darcy (6 episodes, 1995)
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 Jane Bennet (6 episodes, 1995)
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 Lydia Bennet (6 episodes, 1995)
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 Mrs. Bennet (6 episodes, 1995)
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 Mr. Bennet (6 episodes, 1995)
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 Mr. Bingley (6 episodes, 1995)
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 Kitty Bennet (6 episodes, 1995)
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 Mary Bennet (6 episodes, 1995)
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 Miss Bingley (6 episodes, 1995)
Lucy Robinson ...
 Mrs. Hurst (6 episodes, 1995)
Adrian Lukis ...
 Wickham (5 episodes, 1995)
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 Mr. Collins (5 episodes, 1995)
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 Charlotte Lucas (5 episodes, 1995)
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 Maria Lucas (5 episodes, 1995)
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 Hill, the housekeeper (4 episodes, 1995)
Barbara Leigh-Hunt ...
 Lady Catherine de Bourgh (4 episodes, 1995)
Tim Wylton ...
 Mr. Gardiner (4 episodes, 1995)
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 Mr. Hurst (4 episodes, 1995)
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 Mrs. Gardiner (4 episodes, 1995)
Nadia Chambers ...
 Miss Anne de Bourgh (4 episodes, 1995)
David Bark-Jones ...
 Lt. Denny (4 episodes, 1995)
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 Mrs. Phillips (4 episodes, 1995)
Christopher Benjamin ...
 Sir William Lucas (4 episodes, 1995)
Roger Barclay ...
 Capt. Carter (4 episodes, 1995)
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 Georgiana Darcy (3 episodes, 1995)
Kate O'Malley ...
 Sarah, the maid (3 episodes, 1995)
Norma Streader ...
 Lady Lucas (3 episodes, 1995)
Paul Moriarty ...
 Col. Forster (3 episodes, 1995)
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 Mrs. Forster (3 episodes, 1995)
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 Col. Fitzwilliam (3 episodes, 1995)
Sarah Legg ...
 Hannah (2 episodes, 1995)
Annabel Taylor ...
 Maggie, the maid (2 episodes, 1995)
Harriet Eastcott ...
 Mrs. Jenkinson (2 episodes, 1995)
Natasha Isaacs ...
 Alice Gardiner (2 episodes, 1995)
Marie-Louise Flamank ...
 Kate Gardiner (2 episodes, 1995)
Roy Holder ...
 Hodge, the gardener (2 episodes, 1995)
Julian Erleigh ...
 William Gardiner (2 episodes, 1995)
Neville Phillips ...
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Jane Austen's classic novel about the prejudice that occurred between the 19th century classes and the pride which would keep lovers apart. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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The black Spencer with flowers embroidered on the collar and sleeves worn by an extra at the wedding is the same costume worn by Jackie Smith-Wood (Mary Crawford) to walk with Fanny in Mansfield Park (1983), by Natasha Little (Augusta Leigh) to visit Byron at his London apartment in Byron (2003), and by an extra in the London street when the Dashwoods arrive in London in Sense & Sensibility (2008). See more »

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In the opening titles, one of the make-up artists is named as "Jennny Eades", but this is changed to the more usual spelling for "Jenny" in the final credits. See more »

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Elizabeth Bennet: The more I see of the world, the less inclined I am to think well of it.
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Pride and Prejudice
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Hard to Beat
7 March 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This version of Pride and Prejudice is simply outstanding and excels in essentially every aspect. It is faithful to the book, particularly capturing the spirit of the book and the energy and constant tension of the story. It excellently portrays the world of the book as it relates to the story, with keen attention to the details of costume, the furniture, etc. Moreover, the actors were on the whole outstanding. I fail to see how anyone could have portray Darcy better than did Colin Firth, who perfectly captured the character's aristocratic refinedness, his shyness and sense of decorum that come across as apparent stuffiness and disdain, and his underlying passion, all at the same time. He perfectly blends all these different traits and is utterly convincing in portraying the outward stiffness as a simple facade for the strong emotions and character underneath, rather than simply being stiff and wooden. His looks, and especially his eyes, say so much of the complexity of his character and his feelings with subtle expressions. Similarly Jennifer Ehle excellently portrays Lizzie, showing her to be tender, witty, thoughtful, occasionally prone to strong judgments without all the information, yet trying to grapple with different feelings as her involvement with Darcy, et al., progresses. David Bamber is great as Mr. Collins and perfectly conveys his mix of traits. Alison Steadman's histrionics and fickle opinions are wonderful as the mom, and remind me very much of an actual relative of mine, while Benjamin Whitrow is a great counterpart as the father who is outwardly usually calm and peaceful, yet always able to rile up his wife. The others are great, too, but there is no point in listing them all. The bottom line is that I find it hard to beat this production, which is utterly gripping and keeps anyone interested in these stories completely entranced the whole way through.


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