Becoming Jane

A biographical portrait of a pre-fame Jane Austen. Set in the early life of of one of my favourite authors, it portrays a love story between Jane and Tom Lefroy (The real Mr Darcy?) but this was only a possible flirtation, as no one knows if it really happened. Still it makes for a pretty film and tries to explain some of the problems she faced as a female writer and theĀ  complexities of her character.

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