Becoming Jane Movie

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Before becoming a famous novelist, a young Jane Austen becomes embroiled in a passionate love affair with an Irish lawyer, Tom Lefroy, that inspires her career.

Who's Involved:

James McAvoy, Anne Hathaway, Julie Walters, Robert Bernstein, Julia Blackman, Graham Broadbent, Douglas Rae, Julian Jarrold, Jeff Abberley, Kevin Hood, Sarah Williams

Release Date:

Friday, August 3, 2007

Rating: PG

Runtime: N/A

Plot: What's the story about?

The year is 1795 and young Jane Austen is a feisty 20-year-old and emerging writerwho already sees a world beyond class and commerce, beyond pride and prejudice, and dreams of doing what was then nearly unthinkable--marrying for love. Naturally, her parents are searching for a wealthy, well-appointed husband to assure their daughter''s future social standing. They are eyeing Mr. Wisley, nephew to the very formidable, not to mention very rich, local aristocrat Lady Gresham, as a prospective match. But when Jane meets the roguish and decidedly non-aristocratic Tom Lefroy, sparks soon fly along with the sharp repartee. His intellect and arrogance raise her ire--then knock her head over heels. Now, the couple, whose flirtation flies in the face of the sense and sensibility of the age, is faced with a terrible dilemma. If they attempt to marry, they will risk everything that matters--family, friends and fortune.

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Crew: Who's making Becoming Jane

A look at the Becoming Jane behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Julian Jarrold last directed Brideshead Revisited and Kinky Boots. The film's writer Kevin Hood last wrote On Green Dolphin Street and Reykjavik.


Robert Bernstein
Graham Broadbent
Douglas Rae


Miramax Films

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Production: What we know about Becoming Jane

Key Facts

  1. Adapatation of the best-selling novel by Karen Joy Fowler.

Filming Timeline

On or about December 31, 1969, the film was in Completed status.

Becoming Jane Release Date: When was it released?

Becoming Jane was released in 2007 on Friday, August 3, 2007 (). There were 5 other movies released on the same date, including El Cantante, The Bourne Ultimatum and Bratz: The Movie.

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Tuesday, February 12, 2008

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