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LADY ELIZABETH MURRAY PAINTING
Bringing Slavery Into the Heart of Jane Austen
Screenwriter, 'Belle,' 'Secret Laughter of Women' and 'Their E...
Getting a screenplay from page to screen can be a long process, and this is doubly so when the subject is so different. In 2004 I conceived a Jane Austenesque, costume-drama feature ﬁlm with a black female lead that also addresses slavery. It was inspired by a painting.
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