Emma Woodhouse has a rigid sense of propriety as regards matrimonial alliances. Unfortunately she insists on matchmaking for her less forceful friend, Harriet, and so causes her to come to grief. Through the sharp words of Mr. Knightley, and the example of the opinionated Mrs. Elton, someone not unlike herself, Emma's attitudes begin to soften.

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  1. Diarmuid Lawrence


  2. Jane Austen


  3. Andrew Davies


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  1. Kate Beckinsale

    Kate Beckinsale

    Emma Woodhouse

  2. Bernard Hepton

    Bernard Hepton

    Mr. Woodhouse

  3. Mark Strong

    Mark Strong

    Mr. Knightley

  4. Samantha Bond

    Samantha Bond

    Mrs. Weston

  5. Samantha Morton

    Samantha Morton

    Harriet Smith

  6. Prunella Scales

    Prunella Scales

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 47m

Budget -

Revenue -

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Release Information

  • August 1, 1996
    U, Theatrical



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