TV Movie | PG | | Drama, Romance
A young woman's penchant for sensational Gothic novels leads to misunderstandings in the matters of the heart.
The white overdress with pink and green stripes Carey Mulligan (Isabella Thorpe) is wearing when she first meets Catherine Morland is the same costume worn by Jessica Ashworth (Lucy Lefroy) to the Laverton Fair in Becoming Jane (2007).
Now I must give you one smirk, then we can be rational again.
Catherine is shown multiple times reading, fantasizing, and talking about The Mysteries of Udolpho by Mrs. Radcliffe. And yet the bulk of her fantasies and voice over come from The Monk by Lewis, a much more lurid novel than the tame Mrs. Radcliffe's.
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