Into Film Clubs
Into Film Clubs provide opportunities to watch, review and make films.
Comedy, Drama, Period and Historical, Romance
Scheming, selfish and recently widowed Lady Susan is in need of a new husband. Taking refuge in the countryside estate of her in-laws Lady Catherine and Charles Vernon she sets her eyes on Catherine’s dashing brother Reginald DeCourcy. Yet the sudden arrival of her daughter Frederica, contrastingly modest and timid, interferes with her plan. Determined to get Frederica out of the way by marrying her off to a buffoon called Sir James Martin, Lady Susan and her despicable confidante Alicia’s devious plans are put to the test in this brilliantly sharp parody of 19th century societal conventions. This is a sparkling, witty introduction to the daringly irreverent language and tone Jane Austen honed in her later novels, lovingly brought to life by a director adept at the acerbic comedy of manners.
A film guide that looks at Love & Friendship (2016), exploring its key topics and themes through informal discussion.
Available to stream
Jane Austen's comedy of manners Emma gets a valley girl update as Alicia Silverstone's so-not-an-airhead struggles with love and life.
11+ years 93 mins
Adaptation of Jane Austen's classic story of five sisters from an English family of landed gentry dealing with marriage, morality and misconceptions.
11+ years 127 mins
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After a bumper year of cinema, our Film Programming Assistant Michael runs you through the highlights, before revealing the whole team's Top 5 of 2016.
Reading time 10 mins
Our curation team pick some of their favourite and most relevant films for young audiences which screened at the 2019 London Film Festival.
Reading time 7 mins
We look at striking new British drama Lady Macbeth and the way its sparseness, diversity and violence sets it apart from what we expect from a costume drama.
Reading time 7 mins
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