DVD - Pride and Prejudice

PUBLISHED: 10:51 03 February 2006 | UPDATED: 21:39 28 May 2010

Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice

Available from Monday February 6. THIS version of Jane Austen's novel had a lot to live up to, not only to the classic book itself, but also to the much-loved BBC mini-series which was screened in the mid-nineties. But it has become a huge hit on both sid

Available from Monday February 6.THIS version of Jane Austen's novel had a lot to live up to, not only to the classic book itself, but also to the much-loved BBC mini-series which was screened in the mid-nineties.But it has become a huge hit on both sides of the Atlantic, and a real triumph for its director, British newcomer Joe Wright.The tale portrays life in the genteel rural society of the day. It follows the five Bennet sisters as they deal with suitors and love, and the many trials and tribulations that brings as their mother tries desperately to marry them off to her advantage.A lot of the story had to be cut to fit a movie running time, but the majority of the time it remains faithful to the spirit of the original


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