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The Real Jane Austen (2002)
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.
Year: 2002
Country: UK
Directed by : Nicky Pattison
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Cast: Anna Chancellor, Gillian Kearney, Phyllis Logan, Lucy Cohu, Jack Davenport, Oliver Chris
Literary source: Jane Austen (letters)