"Pride and Prejudice" (1995)
UK / English
Jane Austen's classic novel about the prejudice that occurred between the 19th century classes and the pride which would keep lovers apart.
Mr. Darcy (Colin Firth) Stole my Heart!
Never having read Austen before, I completely fell in love with this A&E
mini series and, although I am a senior citizen, with Colin Firth who is
wonderful as the Prideful Mr. Darcy. Jennifer Ehle is equally good as the
charming but prejudiced Lizzy. I also enjoyed Benjamin Whitrow as the
father of "the five silliest girls in England" and Alison Steadman's
hilarious rendition of Mrs. Bennett. I immediately bought the tapes and
have watched them over and over.
I recommend this mini series to everyone. It far exceeds the films made of
Austen's works. Emma (and Gywnneth Paltrow) pales in comparison with this
A&E mini series.
I, too, enjoyed Bridget Jones Diary all the more because of Colin Firth's