Jane Austen at the Movies
I love all of the different Jane Austen movies. From the straight adaptations of her novels (Emma and P&P are my favorites) to the Austen inspired versions (Bride & Prejudice and Lost in Austen).
My favorite scene is the lake scene from the Colin Firth version of Pride and Prejudice. I love him as Darcy. When I reread the book he is always how I picture Darcy to look. In Emma, I love the part towards the end when Emma realized how she feels about Knightly and is concerned about what his brother might say to him about her. “I hate John, I love John.” I’ll be repeating that line over and over after watching the movie. I watched it a few weeks ago and was repeating the line when my 4 year old overheard me. She wanted to know who John was and
Here are some my favorite clips from different Austen movies.
The last scene from P&P:
First Date scene with Darcy from Bride and Prejudice:
Lost in Austen –
Cute montage about Austen couples:
Leave a comment on this post with your favorite Austen movie moment and the winner will win their choice of Pride & Prejudice (BBC version) or Lost in Austen. Contest runs through Saturday at midnight. Winner will be announced on Sunday. US addresses only, please.