What Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that the movie includes discussions of marriage for money. Set in 19th century England, it offers a mostly gentle, sometimes incisive critique of class and gender systems. Characters drink at a party, make sexual allusions, and argue with one another concerning money and romance.
- Families can talk about Elizabeth's rebelliousness: How does she worry her mother but also inspire her father's loyalty? How do the parents handle their disagreement about Elizabeth's choices? How does Elizabeth protect her sisters, and how does Darcy seem like a worthy match for her? They can also compare the movie to the book. How does this Elizabeth compare to the one they imagined?