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Pequot Presents: Jane Austen Film Series

Wednesday, August 02, 2017, 03:30pm - 05:00pm
This repeat is an exception to the normal repeat pattern

web love and friendship 1Discover how the 21st century envisions the timeless works of Jane Austen during this special summer movie series. Offered in conjunction with the Pages from Pequot Special Collections Exhibition, Jane Austen: Insights and Influences, enjoy five critically acclaimed films adapted from Austen’s novels. If you are interested in an adult group tour of the exhibition please contact the Library for tour information at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Love and Friendship 
1 hour 33 minutes. Rated PG

  • Bring your own refreshments and enjoy a critically acclaimed film on "the big screen."
  • Matinée screening. General seating. No reservation required.
  • Free and open to the public

In 18th century England, the seductive and manipulative Lady Susan (Kate Beckinsale) uses devious tactics to win the heart of the eligible Reginald De Courcy (Xavier Samuel). This 2016 critically acclaimed period comedy is an adaptation of young Jane Austen’s novella Lady Susan, believed to have been written in the mid-1790s and finally published by her nephew, James Edward Austen-Leigh, in 1871.

Pequot Presents: Jane Austen Movie Series
Wednesday, August 2: Love and Friendship (PG - 2016)
Wednesday, August 9: Sense and Sensibility (PG – 1995)
Wednesday, August 16: Pride and Prejudice (PG – 2005)
Wednesday, August 23: Emma (PG - 1996)
Wednesday, August 30: Persuasion (PG – 1995)


Location : Auditorium
Contact : (203) 259-0346 ext.15