About the film
The Real Jane Austen
Release Date: December 30, 2002
|Production Companies||:||BBC, Opus Arte|
|Producers||:||Franny Moyle, Nicky Pattison|
Drama-documentary exploring the life of Jane Austen. Actor Anna Chancellor, a distant relative of Jane Austen, discovers the woman behind the acclaimed novels through readings and reconstructions. Location shots of her homes in Steventon and Chawton and extracts from adaptations of her work are also featured.