Emma Thompson

Born: 15 April 1959, London

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  • Sense and Sensibility

    Sense and Sensibility

    Taiwanese director Ang Lee made his move to the Hollywood mainstream with this graceful adaptation of Jane Austen’s 1811 novel.

  • Pride & Prejudice

    Pride & Prejudice

    The last in a decade-long cycle of Jane Austen adaptations, Joe Wright’s feature debut brought a new verve and style to the British costume drama.

  • The Remains of the Day

    The Remains of the Day

    This adaptation of Kazuo Ishiguro’s Booker-winning novel about a repressed and dutiful butler continued the Merchant-Ivory team’s run of handsome, awards-laden period pieces.

  • An Education

    An Education

    Scripted by novelist Nick Hornby, this unusually upmarket coming-of-age story made an overnight sensation of Carey Mulligan as a precocious schoolgirl learning life lessons in early 1960s London.

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