Emma

PG| 2 hr. 1 min.

Plot Summary
In this adaptation of Jane Austen's classic novel, pretty socialite Emma Woodhouse (Gwyneth Paltrow) entertains herself by playing matchmaker for those around her. Her latest "project" is Harriet Smith, an unpretentious debutant, while Emma herself receives the attentions of the dashing Frank Churchill (Ewan McGregor). However, Emma's attempts at matchmaking cause more problems than solutions and may ultimately jeopardize her own chance at love and happiness.

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Genres: Drama

Distributor: Miramax Films

Emma (1996)

Release Date: August 2nd, 1996|2 hr. 1 min.

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  • McGrath's script is faithful: fierce when it needs to be and devilishly funny. show more

  • Emma is the peak of the recent Austen pack and a star-maker, too -- an antidote to a summer in which even good movies have subordinated writing and characters to special effects. [02 Aug 1996, Pg.01.D] show more

  • The movie is a genteel, witty soap opera designed to make everyone feel the better for having not only seen it, but having had a bit of fun. show more

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  • March 22, 2010 Joan de la foret
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    Light and delightful, Gwyneth captures the essence of Emma. Jeremy is the perfect Mr. Nightley.

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