"The book was written with such youth and exuberance and joy that the kind of speed that the film is paced at kind of works for that atmosphere. There was a draft prior to the shooting draft, where it was even faster, and there was even less room to breathe.”
(Joe Wright, Director)
"I never wish to offend, but I am so foolishly shy, that I often seem negligent, when I am only kept back by my natural awkwardness."
does it ever just hit you that your favorite historical figure was like an actual living breathing person who thought things and laughed and touched their hair and sneezed and fell asleep and dreamed about things and looked up at the stars and probably had a favorite song and cared about people and stuff
“Elizabeth Bennet was terrifying, because people love her, and I loved her, and women often see themselves as her. That was terrifying, because you’re stepping into a fantasy realm, stepping into somebody’s vision of what they want to be”
(Source: pemberley-state-of-mind, via fuckyeahjaneites)