Original title: Love and Friendship Director: Whit Stillman Screenplay: Whit Stillman Director of Photography: Richard Van Oosterhout Producer: Katie Holly, Whit Stillman, Lauranne Bourrachot Editor: Sophie Corra Music: Benjamin Esdraffo Country: France, Ireland, Netherlands Year of production: 2016 Length (min): 92 Language: English Subtitles: Czech Sales: Protagonist Pictures Section: Central Park
The loose adaptation of Jane Austen's witty novel, Lady Susan, boasts a star cast including Kate Beckinsale and Stephen Fry. The period costume comedy follows a young widow, Lady Susan Vernon, who is trying to provide for both herself and her daughter through profitable marriages. Her main weapons are her perfect understanding of male nature and her best friend. Will that be enough for Lady Susan to conquer truth and love?