Love & Friendship by Whit Stillman | Little, Brown and CompanyBased on Jane Austen 's epistolary novel Lady Susan , written c. The film follows recently widowed Lady Susan in her intrepid and calculating exploits to secure suitably wealthy husbands for her daughter and herself. Although adapted from Lady Susan , the film was produced under the borrowed title of Austen's juvenile story Love and Freindship. The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. Theatrically released on May 13, , by Roadside Attractions and Amazon Studios , the film received critical acclaim and was a box office success in North America, though it was not widely released peaking at theaters in its second week.
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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jul 21, Greg rated it really liked it. Lady Susan still isn't very likable despite her nephews assertions to the contrary and Frederica comes across as kind of Fanny Price-ish. Oct 11, Tundra rated it liked it.
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May 29, Kel rated it really liked it Shelves: historical. This nephew writing about his aunt deliberately evokes the biography of Austen written by her nephew. Unannounced, she arrives at her brother-in-law's country estate. Hardcoverpages. Jun 22, QNPoohBear rated it liked it Shelves: clean-rom?
Lady Susan Vernon is the widow of a ruined gentleman. Frkendship New York Times. The pretense of "Love and Friendship" is that Lady Susan's nephew is accusing the, Jane Austen of slandering his aunt's reputation and he intends to clear her name, Greg rated it really liked it. Jul 21.Stillman seamlessly interweaves the original anv and his own words. Lady Susan Vernon is not vindicated at all, and therein lies the intelligent irony of this novel. He reminded me so strongly of people I've known who are just like that, it sometimes set my teeth on edge? For one thing it's the right length.
Screenwriter of the Year! New York. December 21, After two knowing winks from Stillman in two pages: consider yourself warned.