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Jane Austen's novel Pride and Prejudice (1813) has been the subject of numerous television and film adaptations. This version, the first movie version since 1940, was produced by Working Title Films, directed by Joe Wright, and from a screenplay by Deborah Moggach. It was released on September 16th, 2005 in the UK and will be released from November 11th, 2005 in the US. It was filmed totally on location around the UK in the summer of 2004 at stately homes including Chatsworth House in Derbyshire (the original inspiration for Pemberley), Groombridge Place in Kent and Burghley House in Lincolnshire. Image File history File links File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Jane Austen, in a portrait based on one drawn by her sister Cassandra House of Jane Austen (today it is a museum) Jane Austen (December 16, 1775 – July 18, 1817) was a prominent English novelist whose work is considered part of the Western canon. ... Pride and Prejudice book cover Pride and Prejudice is the most famous of Jane Austens novels. ... 1813 is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Pride and Prejudice book cover Pride and Prejudice is the most famous of Jane Austens novels. ... Working Title Films is a British film production company, based in London, England. ... Deborah Moggach is a British writer, born Deborah Hough on the 28th June 1948. ... A view of Chatsworth from the south-west in 1880. ...


Cast and crew

Keira Knightley on the cover of ELLE magazine, April 2005. ... Elizabeth Bennet is the main character in Jane Austens Pride and Prejudice. ... Jump to: navigation, search Matthew Macfayden Matthew Macfadyen (born 1974) is a British theatre and film actor, best known for his role as MI5 agent Tom Quinn in the BBC television drama series Spooks. ... Brenda Blethyn OBE (born Brenda Ann Bottle February 20, 1946 in Ramsgate, Kent, England) is a British actress, one of nine children born to a working-class Roman Catholic family. ... Donald Sutherland Donald Sutherland OC (born July 17, 1935) is a Canadian actor. ... Rosamund Pike Rosamund Pike (born January 27, 1979) is a British actress born in London. ... Jena Malone as Margie Flynn and Emile Hirsch as Francis Doyle in The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys Jena Malone (born November 21, 1984) is an American actress. ... Judi Dench as M in GoldenEye Dame Judi Dench (born December 9, 1934) is a renowned British stage, film and television actress. ... Kelly Reilly is a British actress born in 1977. ... Jump to: navigation, search Rupert Friend is an English actor. ... Tom Hollander (born in 1967 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England) is an English actor who has appeared in Enigma, Gosford Park, Possession and Stage Beauty. ... Penelope Wilton (born June 3, 1946 in Scarborough, North Yorkshire, England, UK) is a British actress. ... See also Peter Wright (rugby player) and Pete Wright (musician) Peter Wright (August 9, 1916 - April 27, 1995) was a former MI5 counterintelligence officer noted for writing the controversial book Spycatcher (ISBN 0670820555), which was part memoir, part exposé of what Wright claimed to be serious institutional failings in MI5. ...

Reaction and box office

The movie adaptation easily took the number one spot in the UK, earning £2.5 million ($4.5 million) in 400 screens. It continued to stay on the top spot on its third weekend, earning a total of £9,433,853 as of 3 October 2005. Jump to: navigation, search October 3 is the 276th day of the year (277th in Leap years). ... Jump to: navigation, search 2005(MMV) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The movie received mostly positive reviews. Keira Knightley was widely praised for her portrayal of Lizzie Bennet - uber-critic Ebert Roeper suggesting she will be nominated for an Academy Award for her performance - and the rest of the cast also received similar reviews. Comparisons to the 1995 BBC version are unfair due to that production's length and therefore the opportunity to remain more faithful to the novel. Much praise has also been given to the movie's cinematography and score, written by Dario Marianelli and performed by Jean-Yves Thibaudet. Keira Knightley on the cover of ELLE magazine, April 2005. ... Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... Jump to: navigation, search Corporate logo of the British Broadcasting Corporation The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is the national broadcaster of the United Kingdom. ...


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Pride & Prejudice (2005 film) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (736 words)
It was filmed entirely on location around the UK in the summer of 2004 at stately homes, including Wilton House in Salisbury (as Pemberley), Groombridge Place in Kent, Basildon Park in Berkshire (as Netherfield Park) and Burghley House in Lincolnshire (as Rosings).
In the film, his second proposal occurs at dawn on the moors, where he and Elizabeth have been walking independently; in the book, they are walking mid-day with family and friends.
Director Joe Wright was the first Pride and Prejudice director to use complex, sweeping single shots which last several minutes, travel through multiple rooms, and highlight the different activities of many people.
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