Emma by Jane Austen
Content with her life and not interested in marriage, Emma Woodhouse, a rich and beautiful heiress, causes complications with her matchmaking schemes.
Emma. is an upcoming comedy-drama film directed by Autumn de Wilde, written by Eleanor Catto, and based on the novel of the same name. The film stars Anya Taylor-Joy, Johnny Flynn, Josh O'Connor, Callum Turner, Mia Goth, Miranda Hart, and Bill Nighy. It's in selected theaters beginning February 21, and in all theaters beginning March 6. See the trailer below the book recommendations.
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