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Miss Austen Regrets (2008)

In the later years of her life, as she's approaching the age of forty, the novelist Jane Austen helps her niece find a husband.




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Complete credited cast:
Harry Gostelow ...
Rev. Charles Papillon
Henry Austen
Sylvie Herbert ...
Doctor Charles Haden
Rev. Clarke
Sally Tatum ...
Anna Lefroy


In the later years of her life, as she's approaching the age of forty, the novelist Jane Austen helps her niece find a husband.

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The dark empire-waist coat Phyllida Law (Mrs. Austen) wears to the christening is the same costume worn by a mourner in the opening scene of David Copperfield (1999), by Alex Kingston (Mrs. Bennet) in Lost in Austen (2008), and by Maxine Peake (Miss Wade) in Little Dorrit (2008). See more »


Mme. Bigeon: [late at night, both in nightgowns; strong French accent] My friend in Paris has read a wonderful new book called 'Raison and Sensibilite'
Jane Austen: Sense and Sensibility?
Mme. Bigeon: My friend says, whoever the woman is who wrote this book, she knows more about love than anyone else in the world
Jane Austen: Like someone who can't cook writing a recipe book
Mme. Bigeon: Passion is for the young. It fades so quickly.
Jane Austen: [wistfully] Not in our dreams
Mme. Bigeon: Comfort remains, friendship remains, if you are lucky as I was.
Jane Austen: Happiness in marriage remains a ...
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serious work
12 December 2012 | by See all my reviews

film about a legend, it is a serious work. her life is more than a picture. her work is more than portrait of a world. because the heart of pages, existence is the sacrifice. it is answer to many ordinaries questions. and beginning to a trip in essence of a society not more different by ours. basic virtue - excellent performance. the second - air of a time - mixture between honey and ash. so, if it is not accurate image about Jane Austen, it is realistic. seductive. and a real show of nuances. the regrets - only flowers of a way to understand life. a kind of lesson , idealistic, of course, but very important as subject of reflection. it is a necessary film in the middle of Jane Austen adaptations. because makes her human been more than a character writing about others characters.

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