AUSTENLAND

By Jerusha HESS

UNITED TALENT AGENCY (UTA) - as SALES

Drama - Completed 2012


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Sundance Film Festival 2013
U.S. Dramatic
    • Year of production
    • 2012
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • USA
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Duration
    • 97 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Jerusha HESS
    • Writer(s)
    • Jerusha HESS, Shannon HALE
    • Producer(s)
    • Stephenie MEYER, Gina MINGACCI
    • Synopsis
    • Jane’s life-size paper doll of Mr. Darcy and her “I Love Darcy” tote may be tattered, but even in her thirties, she hasn’t grown out of her obsession with all things Jane Austen. Careworn by love, she saves enough to fulfill her dream of stepping into Austen’s world and heads to Austenland for an “immersive” vacation to eschew all things modern. And it couldn’t be more perfect. There’s an imposing manor with verdant grounds for afternoon promenades, rosy-faced servants, trusty steeds for hunting expeditions, gilded drawing rooms for evenings spent in polite conversation, and, yes, gallant young suitors. Unfortunately, due to limited funds, she’s relegated to lesser quarters and drearier costumes than fellow bachelorette guests, but her cares melt away as she catches the eye of a young footman, and she’s swept into a romantic adventure she could never have imagined.
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