Joe Wright is a harsh critic. In the Director’s Commentary of the 2005 feature-length film Pride and Prejudice, he frequently laments that certain scenes of the film just don’t work.
To state just a few, the first meeting of Mr Bingley and the Bennet family at the Meryton Assembly was “not well-shot,” “boring” and “flat”; the artificial lighting was unflattering for Judy Dench’s complexion; and he will think again before ever working with CGI.
Perhaps he was just too close to the project, because I found the film to be a cinematically beautiful, well constructed, and touching...
From the producers of The Night Manager and directed da Park Chan-Wook, Alexander Skarsgård, Michael Shannon and Florence Pugh stella, star in brand new John Le Carré drama adaptation, The Little batterista Girl. Starts 28th October on BBC One.