While matchmaking for friends and neighbors, a young 19th-century Englishwoman nearly misses her own chance at love.

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Emma Woodhouse has a rigid sense of propriety as regards matrimonial alliances. Unfortunately she insists on matchmaking for her less forceful friend, Harriet, and so causes her to come to grief. Through the sharp words of Mr. Knightley, and the example of the opinionated Mrs. Elton, someone not unlike herself, Emma's attitudes begin to soften... Written by David Stanko

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The pink v-neck gown trimmed in mauve worn by Samantha Bond (Mrs. Weston) to dinner at Hartfield is the same costume that was previously worn in Pride and Prejudice (1995) by Susannah Harker (Jane Bennet) during the outdoor scene at Longbourn when Jane and Elizabeth learn the contents of Uncle Gardiner's letter to Mr. Bennet. This costume is also worn by worn by Larushka Ivan-Zadeh Griaznov in The Regency House Party (2004). See more »

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The year is approximately 1815, yet Jane Fairfax sings an Italian song composed in 1857. See more »

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Mr. Knightley: [Knightley speaks of Frank Churchill who will be going to London] To get his hair cut?
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Version of Clueless (1995) See more »

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[second dance at the Donwell Abbey Harvest Supper when all the engaged couples dance]
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A Very Good Movie Indeed!
4 November 2005 | by (Buenos Aires - Argentina) – See all my reviews

I've seen this movie after watching Paltrow's version. I've found that one a very good one, and I thought this would not be as good... but I was wrong: British version was far better and enjoyable! I found Jeremy Northam more "agreeable" than Mark Strong, but I can say that Strong catches much better Austen's Knightley. Anyway, both versions are good,but anyone that loved Austen's books, should watch this movie. I agree with *caalling*: Andrew Davies changed a few things, but still remains faithful to the original.

10 out of 10

My 2 cents!


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