The Real Jane Austen

Directed by Nicky Pattison
2002    60m
Drama-documentary exploring the life of Jane Austen. Actor Anna Chancellor, a distant relative of Jane Austen, discovers the woman behind the acclaimed novels through readings and reconstructions. Location shots of her homes in Steventon and Chawton and extracts from adaptations of her work are also featured.
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Cast of The Real Jane Austen
  • Anna ChancellorPresenter / Narrator
  • Gillian KearneyJane Austen
  • John StandingMr. Austen
  • Phyllis LoganMrs. Austen
  • Lucy CohuCassandra Austen
  • Jack DavenportHenry Austen
  • Wendy CraigAunt Lefroy
  • Oliver ChrisTom Lefroy

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