Wright’s take on Austen’s hilarious novel is charming, witty and elegant.
Set in the Regency Era, it portrays the lives of the Bennet daughters, principally the vivacious Elizabeth who disregards the loveless economic marriages of her time.
Knightley thrives as bold spirited Lizzie, Pike delivers as graceful Jane, Blethyn delights as frivolous Mrs Bennet and Macfadyen’s haughty and stoic presence dominates the screen.
With a mellifluous score, classic art design and archetypical costumes, Pride and Prejudice is a beautiful revision.
An enchantingly satirical illustration of the class divide of the 1800s, P&P is a pleasing contribution to the Period genre.