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Jane Austen Movie Series at Pequot Library, Aug. 2

Southport, CT -- Head to Pequot Library to watch the movie Love and Friendship and discover how the 21st century envisions the timeless works of Jane Austen. This special summer movie series is 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, and then schedule a guided tour to gain more insight into these beloved stories.

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)

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