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wilder

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on: March 23, 2016, 03:54:29 PM


Set in the opulent drawing rooms of eighteenth-century English society, Love & Friendship focuses on the machinations of a beautiful widow, Lady Susan Vernon (Kate Beckinsale), who, while waiting for social chatter about a personal indiscretion to pass, takes up temporary residence at her in-lawsí estate. While there, the intelligent, flirtatious, and amusingly egotistical Lady Vernon is determined to be a matchmaker for her daughter Fredericaóand herself too, naturally. She enlists the assistance of her old friend Alicia (ChloŽ Sevigny), but two particularly handsome suitors (Xavier Samuel and Tom Bennett) complicate her orchestrations.

Written and Directed by Whit Stillman
Starring Kate Beckinsale and ChloŽ Sevigny
Release Date - May 13, 2016



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Reply #1 on: March 23, 2016, 04:01:47 PM
In hindsight, it's hard to imagine a more suitable pairing of director and material than Whit Stillman and Jane Austen.