Whit Stillman’s Love & Friendship was ranked #73 on Guardian’s The 100 best films of the 21st century.
73 Love & Friendship (2016) Whit Stillman, Kate Beckinsale and Chloë Sevigny reunite 20 years after The Last Days of Disco for the most blindingly funny – and faithful – Jane Austen adaptation yet. Spun from her first novel, Lady Susan, this is the tale of an epically bitchy and ambitious widow upending her nearest and dearest. Beckinsale has never been better; Tom Bennett steals the show as the fantastically dim lord lined up for her daughter. CS
Whit Stillman, Tom Bennett, & Justin Edwards were interviewed after the screening of Love & Friendship, that recently played at Curzon Soho. You can listen to it here on The Curzon Film Podcast. It’s a very enlightening listen, as you get a good sense of how the film came to be.