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Bridget Jones's Diary is a British film of genre Drama directed by Sharon Maguire released in USA on 13 april 2001 with Renée Zellweger

Bridget Jones's Diary (2001)

Bridget Jones’s Diary

Bridget Jones's Diary
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Released in USA 13 april 2001
Length 1h37
Directed by
Genres Drama,    Comedy,    Romantic comedy,    Romance
Themes Nouvel an
Rating66% 3.349983.349983.349983.349983.34998

Bridget Jones's Diary is a 2001 English romantic comedy film directed by Sharon Maguire. It is based on Helen Fielding's novel of the same name which is a reinterpretation of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice. The adaptation stars Renée Zellweger as Bridget, Hugh Grant as the caddish Daniel Cleaver and Colin Firth as Bridget's "true love", Mark Darcy. Production began in May 2000 and ended in August 2000, and took place largely on location in London and the Home Counties.

Bridget Jones's Diary premiered on 4 April 2001 in the UK and was released to theaters on 13 April 2001 simultaneously in the UK and in the US. The film received positive reviews and was a commercial success. Zellweger was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in the film. A sequel, Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason, was released in 2004.


Bridget Jones (Renée Zellweger) is frustrated: she is in her early thirties, single, very accident-prone and worried about her weight. She works in publicity at a book publishing company in London where her main focus is fantasizing about her boss, Daniel Cleaver (Hugh Grant). At a New Year party hosted by her parents, she re-meets Mark Darcy (Colin Firth), the barrister son of her parents' friends. They had known each other as children. After their initial encounter, Mark thinks that Bridget is a fool and vulgar and Bridget thinks that he is arrogant and rude, and is disgusted by his novelty Christmas jumper. After overhearing Mark grumble to his mother about her attempts to set him up with Bridget "A verbally incontinent spinster who smokes like a chimney, drinks like a fish and dresses like her mother", she decides to turn her life around. She starts her own diary, which covers all her attempts to stop smoking, lose weight and find her Mr.


Renée Zellweger

(Bridget Rose Jones)
Hugh Grant

(Daniel Cleaver)
Colin Firth

(Mark Fitzwilliam Darcy)
Jim Broadbent

(Bridget's Dad)
Embeth Davidtz

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Adaptations d'Orgueil et Préjugés de Jane Austen


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