It snagged her a Golden Globe and Oscar nomination for Best Actress although she was eventually beaten to the globe by Reese Witherspoon for Walk The Line.Nonetheless this period romance went down well on both sides of the pond." A too-smoochy ending tacked on for US moviegoers also forms part of the package, but Wright doesn't mention it in his commentary for the main feature.

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, I take great pains to un-sully it from students’ film-adaptation-induced misconceptions that it’s a “romantic” novel. We can’t help but wonder along with Elizabeth, who “had never been blind to the impropriety of her father's behaviour as a husband,” if Mrs.

As a satirist, even if a gentle one, Austen offers rather unromantic corrections to vices and foibles, many of which range far beyond the surface themes of love and marriage. Bennet, in return, exerts the only authority she has: nagging. Bennet might have grown into a better partner and woman with more active loving-kindness from him. Bennet fits the description of what one marriage expert—Pat Ennis of the marriage-enrichment program The Third Option—calls the “Critical Nag,” one who is never happy with how others do things. Bennet, meanwhile, is the “Ridiculer-Name Caller,” the person who constantly puts others down.

When a wealthy bachelor takes up residence in a nearby mansion, the Bennets are abuzz.

Amongst the man's sophisticated circle of friends, surely there will be no shortage of suitors for the Bennet sisters.

Subscribe to TRAILERS: Subscribe to COMING SOON: ZUn Subscribe to EXTRAS: Like us on FACEBOOK: Hs73 Follow us on TWITTER: OWmt Pride & Prejudice BTS - The Politics of 18th Century Dating (2005) - Keira Knightley Movie HD This tale of love and values unfolds in the class-conscious England of the late 18th century.

The five Bennet sisters - including strong-willed Elizabeth and young Lydia - have been raised by their mother with one purpose in life: finding a husband."I am astonished that my father should have left so small a collection of books. "It has been the work of many generations.""And then you have added so much to it yourself, you are always buying books,” Miss Bingley says flirtatiously.What a delightful library you have at Pemberley, Mr. Later, after Elizabeth has shed her initial false impressions about Darcy, she recollects the evolution of her feelings toward him.He admits, “I wish my collection were larger for your benefit and my own credit; but I am an idle fellow, and though I have not many, I have more than I ever looked into."Then coy Miss Bingley attempts to converse with Darcy while he is engaged in reading.“When I have a house of my own, I shall be miserable if I have not an excellent library," Miss Bingley proclaims.Naturally the cast are on hand to offer their interpretations although these tend towards the obvious, eg "Elizabeth is very human," says Keira.