Pride & Prejudice

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Overview

Utah-based filmmaker Andrew Black makes his feature debut with Pride & Prejudice: A Latter-Day Comedy. The screenplay is an adaptation of the original Jane Austen novel, updated to reflect the contemporary dating situation among Mormons at Brigham Young University. Kam Heskin plays Elizabeth, an independent student who repeatedly rejects the advances of suave Jack Wickham (Henry Maguire). She lives with four roommates: best friend Jane (Lucila Solá), nerdy gal Mary (Rainy Kerwin), and the marriage-obsessed ...
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Overview

Utah-based filmmaker Andrew Black makes his feature debut with Pride & Prejudice: A Latter-Day Comedy. The screenplay is an adaptation of the original Jane Austen novel, updated to reflect the contemporary dating situation among Mormons at Brigham Young University. Kam Heskin plays Elizabeth, an independent student who repeatedly rejects the advances of suave Jack Wickham (Henry Maguire). She lives with four roommates: best friend Jane (Lucila Solá), nerdy gal Mary (Rainy Kerwin), and the marriage-obsessed sisters Lydia (Kelly Stables) and Kitty (Nicole Hamilton). Jane starts dating the wealthy Charles Bingley (Ben Gourley), who brings around his British friend Darcy (Orlando Seale). At first, Elizabeth thinks Darcy is overly pompous, but he grows quite fond of her headstrong intelligence. Meanwhile, Charles' evil sister Caroline (Kara Holden) competes for Darcy's affections. Pride & Prejudice opened in a limited number of Salt Lake City-area theaters in December 2003.
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Special Features

Irresistible outtakes; P&P Pop-up Video special for Jane Austen fans; Complete "Classics for Canines" infomercial; Your very own "Pocket-Sized" Pink Bible DVD-ROM; Insightful director commentary; Behind-the-scenes featurettes; Cameo appearance by American Idol's Carmen Rasmusen; and Napoleon Dynamite's Jared Hess; English subtitles for the hearing impaired
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/16/2004
  • UPC: 725906471999
  • Original Release: 2003
  • Rating:

  • Source: Excel Entertainment
  • Region Code: 1
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:44:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 15,063

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Kam Heskin Elizabeth
Orlando Seale Darcy
Ben Gourley Charles
Henry Maguire Jack Wickham
Hubbel Palmer Collins
Kara Holden Caroline
Nicole Hamilton Kitty
Rainy Kerwin Mary
Honor Bliss Anna
Carmen Rasmusen Charlotte
Technical Credits
Andrew Black Director
Anne Black Production Designer
Ben Carson Score Composer
Travis Cline Cinematographer
Jason Faller Producer
Kynan Griffin Co-producer
Daniel Shanthakumar Executive Producer
Alexander Vance Editor
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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Birthday/Opening Titles [4:49]
2. Kierkegaard [1:46]
3. Ignorant, Idle and Vain [4:04]
4. The Party [4:55]
5. "Social Climbing Sycophants" [4:14]
6. "My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean" [3:26]
7. Confrontation [1:37]
8. Match Point [6:38]
9. Proposal [2:49]
10. Dinner With Jack [4:41]
11. "Strangely Attractive?" [5:33]
12. Church [2:46]
13. "Charlie's Gone" [2:52]
14. Rosings [5:52]
15. Explanation [4:37]
16. Out of Ice-Cream [6:13]
17. "All the Way" [3:37]
18. Into the Mountains [2:00]
19. Staying for Dinner [3:14]
20. Off to Vegas [7:30]
21. The Wee Chapel of the Strip [4:45]
22. "I'm in Love With Someone Else." [6:52]
23. The Whole Story [2:42]
24. Closing Credits [3:17]
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Menu

Side #1 --
   Play Movie
   Scene Selections
   Setup
      Audio: Stereo
      Audio: Dolby Digital 5.1
      Audio: Commentary
      Subtitles: English
      Subtitles: None
   Special Features
      Outtakes
      Behind-the-Scenes
         The Cast
         The Crew
      Commentary
      "Classics for Canines" Infomercial
      Pop-Up Facts
         Play Movie With Pop-Up Facts
      "The Pink Bible"
   Trailers
      Theatrical Trailer
      TV Spot 1
      TV Spot 2
      TV Spot 3
      More Trailers
         Saints and Soldiers: Play
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Customer Reviews

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

    I Also Recommend:

    WASTE OF TIME UNLESS YOU'RE LOOKING FOR A MODERNIZED 'PRIDE AND PREJUDICE'

    I see the point in wanting to film a newer, modern version of 'Pride and Prejudice,' as that had only been done a couple times before, to my knowledge. The filmmakers, for the most part, stuck to Jane Austen's original story, but occasionally really went off the mark. It certainly isn't for the people who are die-hard Jane Austen fans. It is best for people, especially of the younger generation, who have not had any previous exposure to classic English Literature, and want a simple introduction. This will give them a feel for what the story is all about. The parts that do run off the mark are extremely cheesy, lame and stupid. I felt the worst part of the whole movie was when all the friends end up in Las Vegas. The cast, mostly, was good. I really liked the actors who played Elizabeth Bennett and Mr. Darcy. They are standouts, and should be. Since the story is about them, this really would have been a waste of time and money for the production to have been made, and then for any of us to watch, had it not been for these two endearing actors/characters. Not as good, but still well cast were the actors who played Mary, Kitty, Lydia, Mr. Collins, Miss Bingley and George Wickham. The worst actors ever were the ones that played Jane, Mr. Bingley and the dolt who runs the Little Chapel on the Strip in Vegas. I hated every moment that any of those three were in a scene, and couldn't wait until they were out of camera frame. Since Jane and Mr. Bingley are crucial to the movement of the story, this was unfortunate, as they are in this movie way too much. Couldn't they find any better actors to portray those parts? Oh yeah, it's low budget. They must have run out of money, or they were friends/acquaintances of the director or producer. Then, I was extremely curious on why, if this modern version of 'P & P' took place in Utah, did they do a closeup shot of the license plate on Elizabeth's VW Bug to show that it was a CA plate? No explanation there. It was very confusing and inconsistent to the story and location. The only time CA was mentioned was when Darcy went there on business. Tacky, that's all I was thinking. All I could say is that there was no wonder that my Blockbuster in North Hollywood, CA didn't have an original DVD case for this film. It was a general Blockbuster label that just stated the film's title and year. No description given on the box, by the employees or even in their computers. Thank God I've recently seen the 'P & P' film from 2006 with Keira Knightley. That one is one of the better productions of this timeless classic story. Rent that instead.

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

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    Charming Adaptation

    Rented this a few years ago, curious to see what it was like, knowing it was P & P. It's not for everybody--those who really think Pride & Prejudice is untouchable need to be a bit more objective. It can stand with Clueless as good modern day adaptations of the classic Austen stories.
    The more times I'd watche dit, it grew on me, and i think it is quirky,funny,romantic, and Jane Austen would be pleased that her stories continue to inspire all sorts of audiences 200+ years later.

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

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    Cheese Ball!

    I am a die hard Pride and Prejudice fan and this was lame. It was all mixed up with really bad acting. I would skip this one.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Great modern version of Pride & Prejudice

    This is a colorful and lively version of Jane Austen's Pride & Prejudice. It is funny and highly entertaining. Great for all ages.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    cute remake!

    I caught this version on cable a couple of hours ago and now I have to buy it! This is a very cute, quirky update of Jane Austen in the 21st century. My only complaint...where are the people of color?? How can someone make a movie and have no nonwhite characters? So far, "Clueless" and "Romeo + Juliet"(Baz Lurmann sp?) have been able to do modernized updates and use multiracial casts. I'm not talking about extras, but speaking roles that are a part of the plot. It can be done! Other than that oversight, I liked it lots.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Jane Austen a Mormon?

    I didn't even know there was a "modern" version of P&P until I was channel surfing one day and came across this on one of the movie cable stations. It was so funny, I had to find the DVD!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Modern Twist-Done Well

    I saw this version of P&P at 2 a.m. When it was over I wanted to see it again and again. Thought that I would hate it but the screenplay was very well written. The Vegas part of the movie was the best part!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    love it love it love it

    i love this movie. i was skeptical at first because i love pride and prejudice with colin firth,and didn't think it could get any better. i stumbled across this one on a movie channel. and i love it,i watch it over and over. i had only seen it twice and i already bragged to my friends about how good it is. and orlando seale plays a great darcy.very egotistical,but then you grow to love him.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    One of the better comdies out there

    This movie is a grand movie. It is impossible to find the movie were I live at and nobody I know has heard of it. If it wasn't for the fact I research movies I wouldn't have come across it. This is the best movie I have seen in months that have't been praised by everyone I know.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    AWESOME

    I loved this movie! It was so good! I came across it on a movie channel and i have seen it about ten times after that, it is a great love story with a sort of "chicks rule" theme behind it. It was a great movie that I will watch over and over again.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    A ''Must See' for Austen fans. Even better than Bridget Jones!

    It's a great loss to the movie world that this absolute gem of a latter day Pride & Prejudice film was not released on a nationwide scale. The characters and storyline are utterly charming and will bring a warm smile to all who watch this movie. Viewers will marvel at how skillfully the movie is adapted to a modern day world. Orlando Seale makes a great Darcy, as well--very dashing, indeed! Buy this DVD today; it's a keeper!

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