I had a blast watching that movie and now a blast reading this. Poor Miss Bates. (so fabulously played by Miranda Hart though)
Ah, Emma, our favourite spoiled rich girl with a heart of gold. There’s been a bit of a resurgence of love for our girl due to the awesome new adaptation that’s been keeping people swooning in their self-isolation.
You guys, I love the BBC version with Romola Garai and Jonny Lee Miller to an embarrassing degree. I’ve watched it so many times that I can recreate the exact cadence in which Mr. Knightley says, “badly done.” Buuuuuuuuuuuut, it’s 4 hours long, and even though we’re all overrun with time right now, I shall respect your attention spans.
Plus, the newest adaptation really is quite dreamy.
The movie opened with our girl Emma dragging her servants out in the wee hours to pick the perfect bouquet of flowers for her ex-governess who was about to be married.
This whole situation set up the Woodhouse family perfectly. Yes, Emma and her father…
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