Emma [videorecording] / Miramax Films presents a Matchmaker Films production ; a Haft Entertainment production ; producers, Steven Haft, Patrick Cassavetti ; writer/director, Douglas McGrath.
Contributor(s): McGrath, Douglas [drt] | Paltrow, Gwyneth [act] | Collette, Toni [act] | Cumming, Alan [act] | McGregor, Ewan [act] | Northam, Jeremy [act] | Scacchi, Greta | Stevenson, Juliet [act] | Walker, Polly [act] | Austen, Jane. Emma | Miramax Films | Matchmaker Films | Haft Entertainment (Firm) | Miramax Home Entertainment (Firm) | Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)Material type: FilmPublisher: [United States] : Burbank, Calif. : Miramax Home Entertainment ; Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, Description: 1 videodisc (121 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 inISBN: 1558905731Uniform titles: Emma (Motion picture) Subject(s): Young women -- England -- Drama | England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Drama
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Based on the novel by Jane Austen.
Originally released as motion picture in 1996.
Director of photography, Ian Wilson ; editor, Lesley Walker ; music, Rachel Portman.
Gwyneth Paltrow, Toni Collette, Alan Cumming, Ewan McGregor, Jeremy Northam, Greta Scacchi, Juliet Stevenson, Polly Walker.
Emma Woodhouse is a young woman who, having engineered the marriage of her companion, turns her attention toward making a match for the local vicar and her new proteg�ee, Harriet Smith. Her one voice of reason and restraint is Mr. Knightley, who has known her since she was a child and who watches her behaviour with wry amusement and sometimes with real anger. Emma presides over the small provincial world of Highbury with enthusiasm, but she will find it is all too easy to confuse good intentions with self-gratification.