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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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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 tan and brown print satin pelisse worn by an extra in the first church scene is the same costume worn by Anna Chancellor (Mrs. Peake) when she comes to the Worrall's house in Princess Caraboo (1994), by Sheila Gish (Mrs. Norris) to Maria's wedding in Mansfield Park (1999), by an extra during the French invasion in Goya's Ghosts (2006), and by Marion Bailey (Mrs. Croft) in Bath in Persuasion (2007). See more »

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Jane Austen: [Reads to Cassandra from first draft of Persuasion] More than seven years were gone since this little history of sorrowful interest had reached its close;
Jane Austen: She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older: the natural sequel of an unnatural beginning.She had used him ill, deserted and disappointed him; and worse, she had shewn a feebleness of character in doing so, which his own decided, confident temper could not endure. She had given him up to oblige others.
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Beautifully done!
15 February 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I really loved this movie. I have read a biography or two about Jane Austen and this movie seemed to me much more accurate than Becoming Jane. Olivia Williams gave a brilliant performance as Jane. I also liked Imogen Poots as Fanny. The actors who were her brothers Edward and Henry were good too. I really liked the guy who played Mr. Haden too.

I have enjoyed this much more than the new adaptations of her novels on Masterpiece Theatre except for Northanger Abbey. Mansfield Park and Persuasion were OK but not great and I don't know how good Sense and Sensibility is going to be.


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