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Northanger Abbey

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In Jane Austen's gentle parody of gothic fiction, Felicity Jones ("The Theory of Everything") plays romance addict Catherine Morland. Invited to a medieval country house that appeals to her most lurid fantasies, she forms a close friendship with the younger son on the estate, Henry Tilney (JJ Feild of "Austenland" and "Captain America"), but their budding romance is mysteriously cut short.

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In Jane Austen’s gentle parody of gothic fiction, Felicity Jones ("The Theory of Everything") plays romance addict, Catherine Morland. Invited to a medieval country house that appeals to her most lurid fantasies, she forms a close friendship with the younger son on the estate, Henry Tilney (JJ Feild of "Austenland" and "Captain America"), but their budding romance is mysteriously cut short.

Catherine Morland, the daughter of a rural clergyman, is taken to Bath for the season by family friends, Mr. and Mrs. Allen. Here, she makes the acquaintance of the Thorpe family, including Isabella, who becomes engaged to Catherine’s brother James, and her brother John, who declares his romantic interest in Catherine. However, Catherine’s head is turned by Henry Tilney (son of the intimidating Gen. Tilney), and she has the good fortune to gain the general’s approval. But, his approval is founded upon the exaggerated report of her family’s wealth, delivered by the foolish, young John Thorpe.

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