The countryside of early 1800s England is the setting for laughter, tears, and romance in this superb BBC One miniseries based on the Jane Austen novel, as five sisters are "gently" pushed by their parents into finding suitable husbands and thus preserving the family estate. The fine cast includes Jennifer Ehle, Colin Firth, Alison Steadman, Susannah Harker. 5 1/3 hrs. on two discs. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; Subtitles: English (SDH); "making of" documentary; biography.