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#LoveandFriendship Official Poster Starring #KateBeckinsale & @OfficialChloeS

LOVE & FRIENDSHIP official poster via E! The film stars Kate Beckinsale, Chloë Sevigny and Xavier Samuel.




Directed and written by Whit Stillman
Starring Kate Beckinsale, Chloë Sevigny and Xavier Samuel

Official Selection of the 2016 Sundance Film Festival ‘Premiere’ Category

Based on the novella Lady Susan by Jane Austen

Amazon Studios and Roadside Attractions will release LOVE & FRIENDSHIP in theaters on May 13, 2016

Beautiful young widow Lady Susan Vernon visits to the estate of her in-laws to wait out the colourful rumours about her dalliances circulating through polite society.

Whilst ensconced there, she decides to secure a husband for herself and a future for her eligible but reluctant daughter, Frederica.

In doing so she attracts the simultaneous attentions of the young, handsome Reginald DeCourcy, the rich and silly Sir James Martin and the divinely handsome, but married, Lord Manwaring, complicating matters severely.

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6 people will win the full set of 6 figures
These sets are 6 of only 100 ever made
They will NOT be sold in any stores
These figures were designed and hand finished in London by the same puppet makers who created the puppets for the film
Each set comes with 5 dogs and Atari
This is your chance to own a piece of Wes Anderson and "Isle of Dogs" history

Every $10 is a chance to win, so $50 = 5 entries

Click Here for the official CrowdRise page.

No purchase or donation necessary to enter or win

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