PG | | Biography, Drama, Romance
A biographical portrait of a pre-fame Jane Austen and her romance with a young Irishman.
The white muslin frock with red patterned overdress worn by Eleanor Methven, as Mrs. Lefroy, is the same one Brenda Blethyn, as Mrs. Bennet, wears in Pride & Prejudice (2005), in the Meryton scene when the Bennets learn that Mr. Bingley has returned to Netherfield Hall.
Your ignorance is understandable since you lack... What shall we call it? The history?
Jane Austen: Propriety commands me to ignorance.
Tom Lefroy: Condemns you to it and your writing to the status of female accomplishment. If you wish to practice the art of fiction, to be ...
Some shots of the Austen's house show a large plant of Clematis montana (with pale pink flowers) growing up the front almost to the roof. This species was first introduced from India to England in 1805, and it would have been many years before it became generally available to gardeners. The Austen family moved from their house (to Southampton) in 1801.
£649,323 (UK) (11 March 2007)