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Title Becoming Jane [videorecording] / Miramax Films, Hanway, UK Film Council and Bord Scannan na hEireann/The Irish Film Board present in association with 2 Entertain and BBC Films and Ecosse Films production in association with Blueprint Pictures, produced with Scion Films, a Julian Jarrold film ; producers, Graham Broadbent, Robert Bernstein, Douglas Rae ; written by Sarah Williams and Kevin Hood ; director, Julian Jarrold.

Imprint Burbank, Calif. : Miramax Home Entertainment : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [c2008?].


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 1st Fl DVD Collection  DVD Becoming c.2  ---  DUE 12-18-19
Description 1 videodisc (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Widescreen.
Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2007.
Special features: discovering the real Jane Austen; "Becoming Jane" pop-up facts and footnotes; deleted scenes; audio commentary.
Credits Director of photography, Eigil Bryld ; editor, Emma E. Hickox ; music, Adrian Johnston ; costume designer, Eimer ni Mhaoldomhnaigh ; production designer, Eve Stewart ; hair and makeup designer, Veronica Brebner.
Cast Anne Hathaway, James McAvoy, Julie Walters, James Cromwell, Maggie Smith.
Summary The young Jane Austen wishes to be a writer. Her mother thinks otherwise. Although she is offered many marriage proposals she accepts none until the mischievous Thomas Lefroy shows up and turns her world around. At first she finds him ignorant and self centered but as she gets to know him, they start to flirt and eventually fall in love. Thomas' relatives disagree with the match and threaten to disinherit him if he marries her. Jane's mother also disagrees with the match. As a result of this, Thomas tries to convince Jane to runaway with him. Instead, Jane stays with her family and ends her affair with Lefroy. She begins to write some of her greatest works of all time. Lefroy becomes the inspiration for Mr. Darcy in the novel, Pride and Prejudice.
Audience MPAA rating: PG; for brief nudity and mild language.
System Details DVD.
Language In English and Spanish ; with French and Spanish subtitles.
Subtitles in English for the deaf and hard-of hearing.
Subject DVD-Video discs.
Added Author Broadbent, Graham.
Bernstein, Robert, 1964-
Rae, Douglas.
Williams, Sarah (Sarah B.)
Hood, Kevin.
Jarrold, Julian, 1960-
Hathaway, Anne, 1982-
McAvoy, James, 1979-
Walters, Julie, 1950-
Cromwell, James.
Smith, Maggie, 1934-
Miramax Films.
HanWay (Firm)
UK Film Council.
Bord Scannan na hEireann.
2 Entertain (Firm)
BBC Films.
Ecosse Films (Firm)
Blueprint Pictures.
Scion Films.
Miramax Home Entertainment (Firm)
Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN 0788876279
Standard No. 786936731927
Music No. 54104 Miramax Home Entertainment

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