Simon Woods, who plays Bingley, I dyed his hair red for this film. And weirdly, it’s continued to grow red, and he resents me deeply for that. He was actually blonde. They’re [Simon Woods and Rosamund Pike] very cute together in this. I like that move of Simon’s there. He almost goes the wrong way. I like the fact the dancing isn’t perfect.
- Joe Wright (Pride & Prejudice director’s commentary)
I believe you typify our first meeting as “the most awkward dance ever”.
I return to town tomorrow. / So soon!
My Jane looks well, does she not? / She does indeed.
…that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife.
❝ She burst into tears as she alluded to it, and for a few minutes could not speak another word. Darcy, in wretched suspense, could only say something indistinctly of his concern, and observe her in compassionate silence. ❞