The Real Jane Austen (2002)
as Henry Austen


Directed by: Nicky Pattison
Cast: Anna Chancellor (Herself / Narrator), Gillian Kearney (Jane Austen),  Phyllis Logan (Mrs. Austen), Lucy Cohu (Cassandra Austen), John Standing (Mr. Austen), Beth Winslet (Fanny Knight)


A dramatized documentary on the life of Jane Austen. Jack Davenport plays Henry Austen, Jane's older brother.

(Funny detail: Anna Chancellor, who played Caroline Bingsley in the wonderful "Pride and Prejudice" mini-series, is Jane Austen's great niece by several generations.)


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