Set in the 1790’S, LOVE AND FRIENDSHIP centres on beautiful widow Lady Susan Vernon (Kate Beckinsale), who descends upon the estate of her in-laws to wait out colourful rumours about her dalliances circulating through polite society. Whilst there, she decides to secure a husband for herself and her rather reluctant debutante daughter, Frederica (Morfydd Clark).
The comedy of manners reunites director Whit Stillman with Last Days of Disco stars Kate Beckinsale and Chloë Sevigny.
Written and Directed by Whit Stillman
Based on the novella "Lady Susan" by Jane Austen
Produced by Whit Stillman, Katie Holly, Lauranne Bourrachot
Co-produced by Raymond van der Kaaij
Executive-produced by Kieron J. Walsh, Collin de Rham, Nigel Williams and Russell Pennover.
Starring: Kate Beckinsale, Chloë Sevigny, Xavier Samuel, Morfydd Clark, Stephen Fry, Emma Greenwell.
Irish Film Board
ARTE France Cinema
Netherlands Film Fund
Amazon Studios / Roadside Attractions (US)
Curzon Artificial Eye (UK)
Sophie Dulac (France)
Lens Media (China)
HBO (Central Europe)
Sundance Film Festival
International Film Festival Rotterdam
San Francisco Film Festival
Sydney Film Festival
Seattle International Film Festival
Sarajevo Film Festival
Sarasota Film Festival
Beijing International Film Festival
Jeonju Film Festival
Brussels Film Festival
Moscow International Film Festival
Munich Film Festival
Jerusalem Film Festival