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The Pursuit of Love

British actress Emily Mortimer writes and directs this audacious three-part adaptation of Nancy Mitford’s wartime novel. Fellow Brits Lily James and Emily Beecham sparkle as co-dependent cousins, while Dominic West, Andrew Scott and Mortimer herself lend gravitas. Invigorated with pace, passion and raciness, this is period drama for the 21st century. And the costumes are resplendent.

Directors

  • Emily Mortimer

Writers

  • Emily Mortimer

Cast

  • Lily James
  • Emily Beecham
  • Dominic West
  • Andrew Scott

Synopsis

Set in Europe before World War II, we follow the adventures and ardours of the wayward romantic Linda Radlett (Lily James) and her best friend and cousin Fanny Logan (Emily Beecham) as they chase love, marriage and happiness.