About

A story of love and life among the landed English gentry during the Georgian era. Mr. Bennet is a gentleman living in Hertfordshire with his overbearing wife and five daughters, but if he dies their house will be inherited by a distant cousin whom they have never met, so the family's future happiness and security is dependent on the daughters making good marriages.

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Directed by

Joe Wright

Written by

Jane Austen (Novel)
Deborah Moggach (Screenplay)

Runtime

135 minutes

Country

United States of America, United Kingdom, France

Language

English

Tagline

A romance ahead of its time.

Cast

Keywords

based on novel or book period drama bachelor prejudice 18th century pride suitor opposites attract georgian

Photos

Lists

#952 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score Dario Marianelli

Oscar nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role Keira Knightley

Oscar nomination for Best Achievement in Art Direction

Oscar nomination for Best Achievement in Costume Design