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The Real Jane Austen (2002)

TV Movie  |   |  Documentary, Biography, Drama  |  30 December 2002 (UK)
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Young Jane Austen (as Lara Rebekah Harvey)
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Jane's Schoolmistress
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James Austen
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A dramatized documentary on the life of Jane Austen.

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The red print gown worn by Catherine Bigg is the same costume worn by Susan Fleetwood (Lady Russell) at the party at Camden Place in Persuasion (1995), Sheila Gish (Mrs.Norris) while Fanny reads the newspaper aloud in Mansfield Park (1999), a guest at a London ball in Byron (2003), Elizabeth Devonport to dinner in The Regency House Party (2004), Hayley Atwell (Mary Crawford) in Mansfield Park (2007), Daisy Haggard (Anne Steele) to the London ball in Sense & Sensibility (2008), and Alex Kingston (Mrs.Bennet) in Lost in Austen (2008). See more »

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Edited into Miss Austen Regrets (2008) See more »

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I Missed You
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Satisying Portrayal
16 September 2007 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I agree whole-heartedly with Chris Holdridge's comments abut this program. Being something of an Austen fanatic and having read the Letters and other reliable sources, it was delightful to see Ms. Austen so beautifully brought to life. I am writing this the morning after seeing 2007's "Becoming Jane". Although I knew that the plot of the latter film was going to be fairly unbelievable, I was disappointed that Anne Hathaway's dull portrayal of Austen fell so far short of the mark. For obvious reasons, I can't say I know the real Jane Austen, but from what I've read, Gillian Kearney's performance in The Real Jane Austen is both believable and satisfying: intelligent, bright, perky, and funny.


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