Pride and Prejudice was written in 1812. Still, it remains to be a famous story to be adapted into movies. The film versions are countless, but the most famous ones are dated 2005, 1995, and 1980.
The film version of 1980 presents Jane Austen’s novel in mini-series. Adaptations cannot match the literary original completely. But this film tends to be one of the closest to the book. The interesting fact about this version is the unusual interpreting of outfits and hair. They represent the fashion of both the 19th century and 80s, which creates an incredible picture.
The film Pride and Prejudice dated 2005 is the latest adaptation, that is why it is the most popular one. The version adjusts to modern tendencies and comprehension. Moreover, Keira Knightley and Matthew Macfayden attract the broad audience of the young generation. For many young people, it is the first acquaintance with Jane Austen. It is worth mentioning that the cinematography and soundtracks are impressive and make the viewers admire. However, the adaptation contains significant deviations from the original.
BBC’s version, released in 1995, manages to convey the plot faithfully to Jane Austen’s writing. Colin Firth’s performance as Darcy and Jennifer Ehle’s acting Elizabeth is iconic nowadays. Their duet has captured the heart of many viewers. This film adaptation of the novel takes the first place as compared to the other ones.