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'Persuasion' Review: Dakota Johnson Is Effortless in This Netflix Original

Dais Newsfeed | 16/07/2022 06:31 PM | Click to read full article

Following a slew of Jane Austen adaptations, primarily that of ‘Pride and Prejudice’, the film’s seemingly quirky dialogues feel forced despite Dakota Johnson’s Anne Elliot being effortless on screen.

Unfortunately, the film could have potentially been seamless with its incorporation of elements from both modern and Regency eras. But it falls flat with its almost gimmicky representation of Austen’s world.