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Northanger Abbey (2007)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Romance  -  20 January 2008 (USA)
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A young woman's penchant for sensational Gothic novels leads to misunderstandings in the matters of the heart.

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When Catherine Morland is given the opportunity to stay with the childless Allen family in Bath, she is hoping for an adventure of the type she has been reading in novels. Soon introduced to society, she meets Isabella Thorpe and her brother John, a good friend of her own brother, James. She also meets Henry Tilney, a handsome young man from a good family and his sister, Eleanor. Invited to visit the Tilney estate, Northanger Abbey, she has thoughts of romance but soon learns that status, class and money are all equally important when it comes to matters of the heart. Written by garykmcd

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The straw bonnet with gray ribbon worn by Felicity Jones (Catherine Morland) is the same one worn in Rosings chapel by Claudie Blakley (Charlotte Lucas) in Pride & Prejudice (2005). See more »

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When Mr. Henry Tilney meets Mrs. Morland, he virtually drains his glass, which is then refilled ("I should like to pay my respects"), and drained again ("Perhaps Miss Morland"). See more »

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Catherine Morland: When shall we go into society, Mrs Allen? I suppose it is too late this evening?
Mrs. Allen: Bless you, my child, we neither of us have a stitch to wear!
Catherine Morland: I did bring my best frock and my pink muslin is not too bad, I think.
Mrs. Allen: No, no, no, no! Would you have us laughed out of Bath?
Mr. Allen: Resign yourself, Catherine! Shops must be visited! Money must be spent! Do you think you could bear it?
Catherine Morland: Very easily, sir!
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Die Zauberfloete, K. 620, No. 14: Act II, Aria: Der Holle Rache
Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
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Excellent Fun!
15 May 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I was lucky enough to be in the UK the evening this aired on ITV. My British friend and I both sat up to watch and we were both satisfied. Between the two of us, I'm the "Janeite" but she truly enjoyed this adaptation as well. It's important to remember that Jane Austen's books will always outshine the movie adaptations. It's impossible to do full justice to her writing. Northanger Abbey has always been a secret favorite - I realize it's not as "serious" as the other 5 books, but I must admit I've got a real fondness for Henry Tilney. JJ Field fills the role perfectly and stands out as the star in my opinion. Felicity Jones is also very good as Catherine. The supporting actors are exceptional - and I agree with others that it's a shame we don't see more of William Beck as John Thorpe, absolutely brilliant casting! I'm looking forward to all three adaptations coming to the states - and I'd encourage anyone to try this version of Northanger Abbey out!


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