Love & Friendship

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From Jane Austen's novella, the beautiful and cunning Lady Susan Vernon visits the estate of her in-laws to wait out colorful rumors of her dalliances and to find husbands for herself and her daughter. Two young men, handsome Reginald DeCourcy and wealthy Sir James Martin, severely complicate her plans.

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High society comedy-romance is only bearable if real viciousness is stirred in.
62d ago
100/100
It’s flat-out hilarious – find me a funnier screen stab at Austen, and I’m tempted to offer your money back personally. Gliding through its compact 92 minutes with alert photogr...
62d ago
4/4
‘Love & Friendship’ could be the best Austen adaptation yet.
62d ago
Best of all, unlike female schemers in movie comedy going back to Stanwyck, Lady Susan never has to submit to a leading man to restore some dim idea of the natural order.
62d ago
95/100
Kate Beckinsale and Chloe Sevigny spin intrigues, break hearts and flirt with scandal just as effectively in the 1790s setting of “Love” as they did in “Disco,” which took place...
62d ago
90/100
At times, most often when Mr. Bennett is onscreen, Love & Friendship is howlingly funny, and as a whole it feels less like a romance than like a caper, an unabashedly contrived ...
62d ago
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