Synopses & Reviews
Now in the acclaimed Newmarket Shooting Script® series, the Oscar®-winning screenplay by Emma Thompson based on the beloved classic by Jane Austen, with Thompson's candid and detailed behind-the-scenes diaries.
Bringing Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility to the screen was a labor of love for writer/actress Emma Thompson. The highly acclaimed film, nominated for seven Academy Awards® (winning Best Adapted Screenplay), appeared on more than 100 Top 10 lists across the country.
Featuring the complete award-winning script, Sense and Sensibility: The Screenplay and Diaries also showcases Thompson's unreserved, often hilarious diaries that capture the unique experience of making this landmark film. In addition, the book includes an introduction by producer Lindsay Doran; over fifty photos; cast and crew credits; and Thompson's sparkling Austen-like acceptance speech at the Golden Globe awards ceremony. Thompson's rare and personal perspective makes Sense and Sensibility: The Screenplay and Diaries an irresistible book for students of film and Austen devotees, as well as for everyone who loved this extraordinary movie. More than 50 black-and-white photos.
This engaging and beautiful book includes the complete Academy Award-winning script and Thompson's own diaries detailing the production of the film, reviewed by Stanley Kauffmann in The New Republic as "vivid, funny, and gamy"
Emma Thompson stars in and scripted this wonderful romantic comedy that grossed over $140 million worldwide. Now she debuts as author with this engaging and beautiful book, which includes the complete shooting script and diaries detailing the production of the film. Ties in with the Columbia Home Pictures video release. 88 photos, 36 in color.