Jane Austen's classic novel is brought to the screen once again in this intelligent and witty romantic drama. Elizabeth Bennett (Jennifer Ehle) is one of five sisters living on a British country estate in the 1800s. At a time and place in which matrimony is considered a woman's logical goal in life, Elizabeth displays a cautious reluctance toward marriage -- so when a wealthy young man, Fitzwilliam Darcy (Colin Firth) expresses an interest in courting her, she isn't so sure she cares for him. Elizabeth and Darcy discover that they have a great deal to learn about each other -- and no small amount to overcome in their minds -- if they are to find happiness together. Pride and Prejudice was produced as a five hour mini-series by the BBC and was first shown in the U.S. on the A&E cable network. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi
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Young women -- England -- Drama.
Courtship -- England -- Drama.
Social classes -- Drama.
England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Drama.
Fiction television programs.
|Publisher|| [New York] :A&E Television Networks :2010
Distributed by New Video,
|Other Titles|| Pride and prejudice.
Davies, Andrew, 1936-
Firth, Colin, 1960-
Ehle, Jennifer, 1969-
Steadman, Alison, 1946-
Sawalha, Julia, 1968-
Fox, Emilia, 1974-
Davis, Lucy, 1973-
Austen, Jane, 1775-1817. Pride and prejudice.
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.
BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc.
Arts and Entertainment Network.
New Video Group.
Colin Firth, Jennifer Ehle, Allison Steadman, Benjamin Whitrow, Susannah Harker, Anna Chancellor, Julia Swalha, David Bamber, Emilia Fox, Lucy Davis, Adrian Lukis.
Music by Carl Davis.
English dialogue; English subtitles.
Title from container.
Based on the novel by Jane Austen.
Originally produced for television in 1995.
Special features: featurettes: Lasting impressions: an impromptu walkabout with Adrian Lukis and Lucy Briers; Turning point; Uncovering the technical restoration process.
DVD; widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital stereo.
2 videodiscs (approximately 323 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.