Posted Fri Oct 14, 2016 at 02:15 PM PDT by Steven Cohen
The Amazon original movie will start streaming later this month.
Amazon has announced a streaming premiere date for its original movie, 'Love & Friendship.' The film will be available through Amazon Prime Video at no additional cost to Prime members on October 20.
"Love & Friendship brings to life Jane Austen's novella in a captivating comedic style thanks to Whit Stillman's unique voice and filmmaking coupled with amazing acting by
Beautiful, young widow Lady Susan Vernon (Kate Beckinsale) visits the estate of her in-laws to wait out the colorful rumors about her dalliances circulating through polite society. Whilst ensconced there, she decides to secure a husband for herself and a future for her eligible but reluctant daughter, Frederica (Morfydd Clark). In doing so she attracts the simultaneous attentions of the young, handsome Reginald DeCourcy (Xavier Samuel), the rich and silly Sir James Martin (Tom Bennett) and the divinely handsome, but married, Lord Manwaring, complicating matters severely.
The film is written and directed by Whit Stillman ('Metropolitan,' 'The Last Days of Disco'). Katie Holly ('Citadel,' 'Shrooms') and Lauranne Bourrachot ('A Prophet,' 'Sleepless Night') serve as producers, along with co-producers Raymond van der Kaaij ('They Have Escaped') and Marco Cherqui ('A Prophet,' 'Sleepless Night').
A current Amazon Prime subscription costs $99 per year or $11 per month. Likewise, Prime Video is available as a standalone service for $8 per month. In addition to Amazon Prime Video streaming, the movie is also currently available on Blu-ray for a suggested retail price of $30.99.
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