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Becoming Jane (2-Mar-2007)

Director: Julian Jarrold

Writers: Kevin Hood; Kevin Hood

Keywords: Romantic Drama

Biographical drama follows a young Jane Austen's relationship with a handsome Irishman.

Jane Austen is a precocious, individualistic young woman living in a time when women are expected to be exclusively subservient figures, desiring to forge her own path in life despite her parents' wishes to marry her off to a wealthy older man. Jane crosses paths with working-class Irishman Tom Lefroy, a wisecracking, intelligent young commoner after her heart, embarking on a romance poised to shake up the prevailing social order in a way that could jeopardize their relationships with their respective families.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Joe Anderson
26-Mar-1982   Across the Universe
James Cromwell
27-Jan-1940   Babe, L.A. Confidential
Laurence Fox
1978   DS Hathaway on Inspector Lewis
Anne Hathaway
12-Nov-1982   The Princess Diaries
James McAvoy
21-Apr-1979   Chronicles of Narnia
Helen McCrory
17-Aug-1968   The Queen
Ian Richardson
7-Apr-1934 9-Feb-2007 House of Cards
Maggie Smith
28-Dec-1934   Prof. McGonagall in Harry Potter
Julie Walters
22-Feb-1950   Educating Rita


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