Beautiful and amusing. I love all the dresses ^.^
Emma is my least favorite Jane Austen and Gwyneth Paltrow is not my favorite either.
over 5 years
Love the humor and narration. I think Jane Austen would approve :)
Emma is a 1996 period film based on the novel of the same name by Jane Austen. Directed by Douglas McGrath, it stars Gwyneth Paltrow, Jeremy Northam, Toni Collette, and Ewan McGregor.
The film describes a year in the life of Emma Woodhouse (Gwyneth Paltrow), a congenial but naïve young lady who thinks of herself as a romantic matchmaker in her small community in early 19th-century England. Emma fails horribly as a matchmaker, but things ultimately end well for her and her friends.
When her governess, Miss Taylor, gets married and goes to live with her new husband, Mr. Weston, Emma proudly takes credit for having brought the couple together. Her father and their old family friend George Knightley (Jeremy Northam) dispute her claim and disapprove of her trying to make more matches, but she ignores their warnings and sets her mind on setting up Mr. Elton, the minister who performed the Westons's marriage ceremony, with Harriet Smith (Toni Collette), an unsophisticated young woman just...