Love & Friendship is a 2016 period comedy written and directed by Whit Stillman. Based on Jane Austen's epistolary novel Lady Susan, first published in 1871, the film stars Kate Beckinsale, Chloë Sevigny, Xavier Samuel, and Stephen Fry. The film follows the exploits of the wry and calculating Lady Susan as she pursues the wealthy and hapless Sir James for marriage originally intended for her daughter, though she eventually marries him as her own husband for purposes of wealth and profit. Although adapted from Lady Susan, the film was produced under the borrowed title of Austen's juvenile story Love and Freindship. The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2016. Theatrically released on May 13, 2016, by Roadside Attractions and Amazon Studios, the film received critical acclaim and has been a box office success in North America

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Love & Friendship (2016)

PG

Romance/Drama/Comedy · 1h 32m · 5/13/2016

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Based on Jane Austen's comic gem

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Love & Friendship is a 2016 period comedy written and directed by Whit Stillman. Based on Jane Austen's epistolary novel Lady Susan, first published in 1871, the film stars Kate Beckinsale, Chloë Sevigny, Xavier Samuel, and Stephen Fry. The film follows the exploits of the wry and calculating Lady Susan as she pursues the wealthy and hapless Sir James for marriage originally intended for her daughter, though she eventually marries him as her own husband for purposes of wealth and profit. Although adapted from Lady Susan, the film was produced under the borrowed title of Austen's juvenile story Love and Freindship. The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2016. Theatrically released on May 13, 2016, by Roadside Attractions and Amazon Studios, the film received critical acclaim and has been a box office success in North America

Where to Watch

Status

Released

Language

English

Countries

United States, Ireland, Netherlands, France, United Kingdom

Production Companies

Westerly Films, Blinder Films, Centre National de la Cinématographie et de l'Image Animée, Chic Films, Protagonist Pictures, Revolver Amsterdam

Budget

$3,000,000

Revenue

$14,008,906
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Cast
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Kelly Campbell

Mrs. Cross
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Frank Melia

Coachman
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Sylvie Benoiton

Vernon Child #1
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Daniel Magee

Vernon Child #2
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Jemma Redgrave

Lady DeCourcy
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James Fleet

Sir Reginald DeCourcy
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Rowan Finken

Maids & Footmen
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Dave Timbs

Maids & Footmen
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Laura Whelan

Maids & Footmen
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James Crerar

Maids & Footmen
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John Brennan

Maids & Footmen
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Olivia Fahy

Maids & Footmen
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Ellie Houlihan

Maids & Footmen
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Kate Beckinsale

Lady Susan Vernon
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Darragh O'Connor

Stable Boy (uncredited)
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Justin Edwards

Charles Vernon
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Emma Greenwell

Catherine DeCourcy Vernon
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Morfydd Clark

Frederica Vernon
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Tom Bennett

Sir James Martin
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Jenn Murray

Lady Lucy Manwaring
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Carla McGlynn

Maids & Footmen
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Conor MacNeill

The Young Curate
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Lochlann O'Mearáin

Lord Manwaring
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Stephen Fry

Mr. Johnson
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Jordan Waller

Edward, Head Footman
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Ross Mac Mahon

Owen
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Frank Prendergast

Approaching Gentleman
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Xavier Samuel

Reginald DeCourcy
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Sophie Radermacher

Miss Maria Manwaring
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Chloë Sevigny

Alicia Johnson
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Conor Lambert

Wilson The Butler
Crew
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Whit Stillman

Writer
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Jane Austen

Writer
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Whit Stillman

Director
Disc Releases
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Love & Friendship

(Blu-ray)

Disc Title Front Cover

Love & Friendship

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

9/6/2016

Disc Title Front Cover

Love & Friendship

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD, Low))

9/6/2016

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