Adina Miller writes for Bleeding Cool.
Adapted from Shannon Hale‘s novel, this is the first movie directed by Jerusha Hess, who co-wrote Napoleon Dynamite, Nacho Libre and Gentleman Broncos alongside her husband Jared. Keri Russell has the lead role, for the first time in a few years now.
Though I haven’t read Hale’s book, I’m a fan of Jane Austen and I did see and rather enjoy Napoleon Dynamite. Let’s hope this clip indicates how the rest of the movie shapes up:
Austenland premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. Release details are still forthcoming.