Inspired by real events in the life of French New Wave icon Jean Seberg. In the late 1960s, Hoover's FBI targeted her because of her political and romantic involvement with civil rights activist Hakim Jamal.
Jane Austen's beloved comedy about finding your equal and earning your happy ending, is reimagined in this. Handsome, clever, and rich, Emma Woodhouse is a restless queen bee without rivals in her sleepy little town. In this glittering satire of social class and the pain of growing up, Emma must adventure through misguided matches and romantic missteps to find the love that has been there all along.Written by
The film was offered to Juho Kuosmanen, the director of the Un Certain Regard winning film "The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki" at Cannes Film Festival in 2016. He declined in order to make "Compartment no. 6". See more »
Great Performances And Production Design But That's About It
Emma starts of promisingly, infact the first 30 minutes of the film is very interesting and looked award worthy for its production design, costumes and cinematography. The real problem with Emma is that the plot doesn't necessarily have any strong characters except for the central one. The movie teases multiple conflicts between the characters and fails to focus seriously on a single one.
Most of the plot points are so forgettable and in the middle of the film you would be wondering what's the point of this movie. Anya Taylor Joy shines as Emma Woodhouse and Mia Goth is neat. Bill Nighy appears on the screen every now and then but his character is completely wasted.
Watch it if you are a huge aficionado of Jane Austen if not skip it.
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