The Best of Jane Austen DVD Set
"We certainly do not forget you as soon as you forget us." Persuasion, 1818
Four acclaimed televised adaptations of Jane Austen's most famous novels together in this boxed set. Each story brought to life for the small screen remaining true to Jane's original works and providing such sharp, entertaining drama.
Set includes Pride & Prejudice, Sense & Sensibility, Emma and Persuasion.
Pride & Prejudice (2009 Special Edition) from the original 1995 series featuring Colin Firth in an unforgettable performance as Mr Darcy and Jennifer Ehle as a very strong-willed Lizzie Bennet. Sense & Sensibility (2008) David Morrissey and Janet McTeer star in this stylish and romantic BBC adaptation portraying the story of the spirited Dashwood sisters. Emma (2009) with a stellar cast, this fresh, funny, and perceptive BBC adaptation brings this comic masterpiece about village life, love and self awareness to life. Romola Garai stars as matchmaker Emma Woodhouse with Mr Knightly played by Jonny Lee Miller trying to guide her. In ITV's Persuasion (2007), we have Anne Elliott (Sally Hawkins) regretting her rejection of Captain Wentworth (Rupert Penry-Jones) many years before due to family pressure, a brilliant production of this heart-felt romance.
Released in 2010
6 discs - 840 hours
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