After years of cringing at the thought of enduring the 4-hour BBC version of Pride and Prejudice, I finally caved. Not, fortunately to the BBC and their low-grade film stock, but to Hollywood - a version mercifully 2.5 hours shorter and featuring an additional 1.5 hours of Keira Knightly - a woman most certainly of mild and steady candour.
Actually, I enjoyed it, but doing my obligatory wikipedia search on the old PnP yielded the following, which I found to be quite comical:
(Note from Kacey: the plot to rent P&P was hatched while being forced to watch David Lynch's newest movie at a theatre. Yeah, I shouldn't watch his movies on screens bigger than the size of the computer screen you're now staring into.)