Becoming Jane (PG)

THE plot to Becoming Jane seems to adapt both the reality of Jane Austen s life and her world of novels. It is not to say, however, that this is a biopic which cannot be believed. Certainly, Jane Austen came from parents who wanted to see her make a lucra

THE plot to Becoming Jane seems to adapt both the reality of Jane Austen's life and her world of novels.

It is not to say, however, that this is a biopic which cannot be believed.

Certainly, Jane Austen came from parents who wanted to see her make a lucrative match while she - as in her novels - was more attracted to a certain brash law student.

In a way it has all the makings of Pride and Prejudice.


You may also want to watch:


Anne Hathaway does well with an English accent in the leading role and is surrounded by a supporting cast including James McAvoy and Julie Walters.

And there is, too, appearances from such acting stalwarts as Ian Richardson - in his last role - and the ever reliable Dame Maggie Smith.

Most Read

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter
Comments powered by Disqus