Whilst one might need a train or a plane to lose themselves within the glorious English countryside, The Embarkiste can just as easily escape there by the warmth of a cosy cup of tea and a rather good film to pop in. Effortlessly losing herself in fantasies of jewel-adorned sovereigns and romantic dying poets, England has produced a collection of cinema gems worthy of any daydreamer and romantic alike.
Here, The Embarkiste selects several favourite flicks peppered with British accents and Georgian manors, including similar suggestions and her very favourite film of all time, Joe Wright’s dazzling 2005 rendition of Pride and Prejudice. Alas, Miss Pettigrew Lives For A Day is worth a watch for the costumes and set design alone, while Pirate Radio might interest the opposite of sex for a rather amusing date night. CONTINUE READING