Jane Austen in Manhattan
Jane Austen in Manhattan is a 1980 American romantic drama film produced by Merchant Ivory Productions for LWT, but released for theatrical exhibition in UK and USA. It was the last film appearance of Anne Baxter and the début film of Sean Young.
|Jane Austen in Manhattan|
|Directed by||James Ivory|
|Produced by||Ismail Merchant|
|Written by||Ruth Prawer Jhabvala|
(Libretto "Sir Charles Grandison" by Jane Austen & Samuel Richardson, based on a play "Sir Charles Grandison, or The Happy Man" by Jane Austen)
|Music by||Richard Robbins (arranged from Mozart's works)|
Katrina Hodiak (songs)
|Cinematography||Ernest Vincze, Larry Pizer (opera sequence)|
|Edited by||David E. McKenna|
|Distributed by||Contemporary Films|
The film concerns competing theatrical productions in present-day New York, of a recently discovered early Austen work.