Becoming Jane

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Though Jane Austen's (Anne Hathaway) financially strapped parents (James Cromwell, Julie Walters) expect her to marry the nephew of wealthy Lady Gresham (Maggie Smith), the young woman knows that such a union will destroy her creativity and sense of self-worth. read more
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Though Jane Austen's (Anne Hathaway) financially strapped parents (James Cromwell, Julie Walters) expect her to marry the nephew of wealthy Lady Gresham (Maggie Smith), the young woman knows that such a union will destroy her creativity and sense of self-worth. Instead, she becomes involved with Tom Lefroy (James McAvoy), a charming but penniless apprentice lawyer who gives her the knowledge of the heart she needs for her future career as a novelist.

Original Release

03/09/2007

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Cast

Julie Walters Mrs. Austen
Maggie Smith Lady Gresham
James Cromwell Reverend Austen
Anne Hathaway Jane Austen
James McAvoy Tom Lefroy
Joe Anderson Henry Austen
Lucy Cohu Eliza De Feuillide
Laurence Fox Mr. Wisley
Ian Richardson Judge Langlois
Anna Maxwell Martin Cassandra Austen
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Julian Jarrold

Writers

Kevin Hood, Jane Austen, Sarah Williams

Cast

Julie Walters Mrs. Austen
Maggie Smith Lady Gresham
James Cromwell Reverend Austen
Anne Hathaway Jane Austen
James McAvoy Tom Lefroy
Joe Anderson Henry Austen
Lucy Cohu Eliza De Feuillide
Laurence Fox Mr. Wisley
Ian Richardson Judge Langlois
Anna Maxwell Martin Cassandra Austen
Leo Bill John Warren
Jessica Ashworth Lucy Lefroy
Michael James Ford Mr. Lefroy
Tom Vaughan-Lawlor Robert Fowle
Chris McHallem Mr. Curtis
Helen McCrory Mrs. Radcliffe
Michael Patric Don Dogarty
Eleanor Methven Mrs. Lefroy
Elaine Murphy Jenny
Guy Carleton Coachman

Producers

Jeff Abberley Executive Producer
Julia Blackman Executive Producer
Tim Haslam Executive Producer
Nicole Finnan Executive Producer
Graham Broadbent Producer
Robert Bernstein Producer
Douglas Rae Producer
Joanna Anderson Producer
Noëlette Buckley Producer
James Flynn Producer
Morgan O'Sullivan Producer
James Saynor Producer

Editors

Emma E. Hickox

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