Loved reading the comments. Actually, Johnny Flynn has the same age than Mr. Knightley: 37. Every body knows about it. “Its peace and privacy are all one could wish for on a honey-moon; and as for the rest, there was much to see and do. How much of that was written into the script?The script was pretty much as it was. It was not a bad movie and there were some really good things about it, but overall it somehow missed the mark and wasn’t a memorable film. I think she’d have loved the Emma Thompson ‘Sense and Sensibility’, which is my favourite JA film. I don’t feel any charactorial rights to Charles. We were often all on set, even if we weren’t in the scenes. She would just call “Cut” and say, “Josh, that’s way too much.”. We don’t see Emma helping the poor, tending patiently for hours to her irritating father, coping silently with her frustrations at never going anywhere. (That said, I do so wish the duet of Jane and Mr. Knightley had been in Italian, so that Harriet could have given her silly line, “l hate Italian singing! This is not a faithful translation, no, and I must say that I almost envy non-Janeites, who have never read the book, who will enter the theater with absolutely no expectations. It is only by constant re-readings that you come to adore and appreciate Jane Austen so much. It made my father very happy.”, “What a reason to choose a honey-moon place!” Mrs. Elton could not help ejaculating. Ageing cannot be avoided but it most certainly can be enjoyed. Yes, Harriet also really grew on me and you could see her getting stronger as a person. To be honest, I don’t know if it’s something I necessarily want to do forever. I loved Emma’s having to earn her redemption (the nosebleed forestalling the clinch, the gift of a goose (signaled by Harriet early— the maccaroon), perfect real farm and so Chardin a shot. I agree about the gratuitous nudity and bottom-warming scene – so unnecessary! movie theaters are playing Emma (2020) near you. Alan Cumming was Mr. Elton in the Gwyneth Paltrow–starring Emma, for instance, or could watch Clueless. (2020) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Yes, it says a lot and of course a film shot can tell you so much without words. If only we could know what she thought. She made her seem a bit more real, than some other versions where she seems too ridiculous. “I did hear that you went to the sea-side for your honey-moon,” Mrs. Elton continued, her eyes narrowing as she studied Emma’s face and waited for a reply. But oh that nose bleed!!! Like the actor’s who played Frank Churchill in this curious cinematic assay, Clark Gables’s ears were…just too big. People who have not read the novel (poor things) tell me they found it all quite confusing. Mr Knightley isn’t at the wedding in the book either. Glad you agree about the nose bleed and also about the details. “I did not see any,” returned her husband indifferently. -Emma’s disapproval of such pastimes as childish compared to her matchmaking, which is more hurtful /destructive There is no point in secrecy. Physicality (mortality) is a theme of the book, brought in by Mr. Woodhouse’s unresolved grief. Emma. A wedding, however, was a wedding, and so she sallied forth upon this occasion, in her best bugles and ribbons, and a very killing new bonnet with a deal of harsh green frilling, to perpetrate a forced formality upon the bride. “And it was convenient, as you were right on the spot,” Emma pointed out, smiling. No movie will have that luxury of time to slowly develop character and themes. Yes, those red cloaks were evidently very common all over England. Ein Kinostart in den USA erfolgte am 21. Weitere Charaktere werden gespielt von Josh O’Connor („God’s Own Country“), Johnny Flynn („Beast“), Mia Goth („Suspiria“), Miranda Hart („Spy“), Billy Nighy („Shaun of the Dead“) und Callum Turner („Phantastische Tierwesen: Grindelwalds Verbrechen“). They did not look as if the characters actually lived and moved in them on an everyday basis. © imago images / Future Image International / S. Vas, Für Links auf dieser Seite erhält kino.de ggf. However, the undoubted fact was that Emma had ceased calling upon Mrs. Elton long before the wedding, owing to her very great disgust for the woman, and Mrs. Elton, though naturally insensitive to such matters, nevertheless took umbrage and was mortified enough to cease her visits. „Emma“ ist der letzte Roman, der noch zu Lebzeiten von Jane Austen veröffentlicht wurde. Dear Susannah, I love your review, so very thoughtful. I would say I have more affinity towards Charles as a real person, but I have no idea what Prince Charles is like really, and I have no idea if my character is anywhere near like him. O'Connor's 'inn-oh-sense' line in the trailer. But Hartfield is well enough in its way, and always reminds me of my sister Selina’s home at Maple Grove. Are there aspects of Charles’s psyche you’re focusing on in this go around?Season three was about the introduction of Charles. I have updated it to include this latest move adaptation. Well, what a fuss! I’m afraid those wonderful moments about the wedding cake are left out – I love to think of the little Perrys scoffing it! I have the BBC DVD recording of Doran Goodwin and John Carson in the lead roles first shown in 1972 and watched it after coming home from the film – it is infinitely superior to this film version because so much truer to the book and the underlying seriousness of Jane Austen’s writing. Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton Are Engaged Since Apparently They Weren’t Already. Films work differently then books, creating a visual metaphor for the author’s ironic presence. Susannah, I agree totally with your summary of the new ‘Emma”. And she doesn’t appear to notice. As for that nosebleed!!!!? Yeah, the collars were something that me and Autumn wanted to make more and more elaborate. As you point out there are one or two great scenes but on the whole there were far too many jarring notes. “My, my. Die titelgebende Hauptrolle übernimmt Anya Taylor-Joy, die in „Split“ als auch in „Glass“ die Rolle der Casey Cooke übernahm. Emma was very rigid, and I felt the treatment of Mr. Knightley’s decision to move out of Donwell Abbey was too rushed. After the Wedding – WIP Sneak Peek by Jennifer Altman, “Now, my dear Mrs. Knightley,” began Mrs. Elton eagerly, hitching herself forward in her chair in Emma’s pretty sitting-room, “Do tell me, there’s a dear, where it was that you and Mr. K went on your honey-moon?”. Sounds like you share my very mixed reaction – some really good things, and some things completely wrong! The scenes that stuck out for me were the naked buttocks, Emmaa and Mr Knightley. I don’t think she was given enough talking to do and would have loved to hear her doing one of her monologues, but her moment at Box Hill was superb. I think there are many good things about the film, but the nosebleed is definitely NOT one of them. I thought the movie apart from the issues you named as bad, was good entertainment, and that for the most part is why we go to the movies. I don’t think I ever saw the Gwyneth Paltrow version, but I love Alan Cumming and I’m sure he was brilliant. I wonder where. I am only guessing but perhaps someone involved in making the film may have experienced a nose-bleed during strong emotions, and decided to include it as their interpretation of Knightley’s feelngs. Thanks so much for letting me know that. Emma. I agree with your summary but want to add that I loved Miranda Hart as Miss Bates. “After all, as you correctly observe, I have just been married, and it was my honey-moon.”. As for the bloody nose, it wasn’t originally planned, but actually happened during filming. Yes, the music was excellent. I believe her late mother left her some very fine ones.”. Its story follows Emma Woodhouse, a young woman who interferes in the love lives of her friends. I loved your analysis of the pudding scene in ‘Emma’. “But, my dear Mrs. Knightley – marrying an older man, whom you have known from childhood – “ Mrs. Elton held up her hands in affected dismay, and said no more. Emma is a 2020 comedy-drama film directed by Autumn de Wilde, from a screenplay by Eleanor Catton and is based on Jane Austen’s 1815 novel of the same name. Will add that I thought the most noteworthy thing about the film was the unusual music which I quite enjoyed. Looking for movie tickets? “Good day to you, Mrs. Elton,” she said firmly. The music was so loud (too much of it and unnecessary) such that it smothered the dialogue. -norm of young women’s asking and seeking answer to the question, “Who will be their love?” I rather liked the nose bleed. I tell Mr. Elton, I won’t travel far from home until we get a barouche-landau like my sister, but then she is quite rich you know. I loved the introductory paragraph to the movie as integral to the novel and such an enticing opening. – establishes school rapport of Harriet: she has many other friends who care about her It just isn’t the “Emma” that readers adore. So unnecessary!!!!! I have very fond memories of the 1996 ITV version staring Kate Beckinsale which I thought considerably better than the Gwyneth Paltrow movie of the same year. We will only send relevant messages and your email address will not be shared. Mr Knightley was far too young (though gorgeously convincing); however, I understand why an older man could be found unsettling in our cultural times (as, indeed, are some of Mr Knightley’s comments for a modern reader). She wasn’t impressed and called out loudly “Can I take my hands off my eyes yet?” Now that is something I never thought I would hear during a Jane Austen film lol. (And also except Miss Taylor, partly because she was as warm and kind as Miss Taylor should be, and partly because she was played by Gemma Whelan, the wonderful Kate in “Upstart Crow”, so I liked her immediately.) A FRIEND whose never read the book,I am indeed shocked by such a scandalous utterance, it should be compulsory amongst ones friends, what would one otherwise discuss whilst strolling through the shrubbery, friend indeed. Overall, it was different, but to me it was a bit of a parody. The next time someone brings a Jane Austen book to the big screen or even T.V. z.B. 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