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Lost In Austen

  • Nov 22, 2009
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 What fan of Jane Austen has not imagined him or herself getting lost in an Austen Novel? 

2008 ITV Global Entertainment

Jemima Rooper
Alex Kingston
Elliot Cowan
Hugh Bonneville
Gemma Arterton
Lindsay Duncan

Plot summary:

A thoroughly modern British girl finds a portal - through her bathroom - into one of the world's most famous love story - Pride and Prejudice. She swaps places with lead heroine of the story, Elizabeth Bennet, and struggles to not screw up one of the world's greatest literary romances. 

I have to say I enjoyed this twist on Austen. It is a quirky and delightful take on a literary masterpiece. A suspension of belief is required - don't question it - just go with the bubbly story line and it will be worth your time. 

My only complaint is the series neglects any character development of Elizabeth Bennet in modern day London. Then again, this is cotton candy cinema. Just enjoy at the time..no questions!

This movie is definitely worth queuing in Net Flicks.

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Quick Tip by . November 11, 2009
Brilliant adaptation of the fantasy shared by all Jane Austen Fans...Being Elizabeth Bennett!
review by . May 29, 2009
Lost in Austen sounds like a fun story. Modern girl switches places with Pride and Prejudice's Elizabeth Bennet and has to try to keep the world of the novel on track while dealing with her feelings for Mr. Darcy (summarized from the DVD description).    It starts out innocently and interestingly enough, with an introduction to the main character and setting up the premise. Amanda Price is a modern girl living in Hammersmith, England, who absolutely loves Pride and Prejudice. …
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