Jane Austin's classic novel graces the silver screen with Keira Knightley and Matthew MacFadyen playing Elizabeth Bennett and Mr. Darcy -- two class-conscious characters that are too proud and too prejudice to admit the romantic feelings they have for the each other.
Why Is Pride & Prejudice Rated PG?
Pride & Prejudice is rated PG for mild thematic elements.
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There is little in this film to concern parents other than Mrs. Bennet’s tipsy behavior at a party after she has a little too much to drink. During a church service, a nervous preacher misreads his text causing himself and the congregation a moment of discomfort. Finally, viewers see nude mural figures and statues displayed in some of the community’s more affluent homes.
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Canadian Home Video Rating: G
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DVD Release Date: Feb 28, 2006
Connoisseurs of drawing dramas are sure to appreciate the delicious 2005 version of Pride and Prejudice. Available in either wide or full screen presentations, the DVD release is served up with a commentary by director Joe Wright. There are also a host of featurettes to feast upon, including: A Bennet Family Portrait (an intimate look at each of the five vibrant Bennet sisters and their parents), Jane Austen, Ahead of Her Time (the history of a revolutionary storyteller and a very private woman), Behind the Scenes at the Ball (a behind-the-scenes look at this lavishly stunning new version of the classic romance) and HBO First Look: Pride & Prejudice, A Classic in the Making (complete with talent and filmmaker interviews). Audio tracks are provided in English, French and Spanish (all in Dolby Digital 5.1), with subtitles in English, Spanish and French.