Jane Austen’s seminal 1815 novel Emma has received another superb big screen adaption – and for better or worse, the new 2020 movie has gotten an early streaming release as Hollywood looks to survive the current coronavirus pandemic. Here’s how to watch Emma online no matter where you are in the world.
The film follows Emma Wodehouse as she walks a fine line between matchmaking and meddling in the love lives of her friend. It’s seen the silver screen treatment before, most recent;y in 1996, when a pre-goop Gwenth Paltrow starred alongside Ewan McGregor. It also inspired 1995’s Clueless, which is a classic in its own right.
In the 2020 version, the titular character of Emma is portrayed by Anya Taylor-Joy in a major departure from her previous horror-focused work, which includes The Witch, Split and Glass. The film’s superb ensemble cast features plenty of up-and-coming British talent, as well as appearances from comedic favorites Miranda Hart and Bill Nighy.
Emma 2020 also marks the movie directorial debut of Autumn de Wilde, who to date has been best known for her photography, documentary making, and music video directing in the indie scene. Elliott Smith, The White Stripes, Beck, Fiona Apple, The Flaming Lips, Arcade Fire, Sonic Youth…her CV reads like a hipster coffee shop playlist and it’s fascinating to see her original take on an all-time classic.
The new Jane Austen adaptation has been well received by critics and viewers alike, so read on and we’ll explain how to watch Emma online wherever you are in the world – plus how to stream the 1996 version of Emma.
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How to watch Emma 2020 from outside your country
While a great many of us are no doubt at home self-isolating in line with government guidance, the fact is you may still find yourself away from during these unprecedented times – in which case, a taste of home may just what the doctor ordered. Unfortunately, when it comes to watching your usual streaming services, from abroad, this isn’t always possible due to annoying geo-blocking restrictions.
Fortunately, there’s an easy remedy. Downloading a VPN lets you to watch movies like the new 2020 Emma adaptation and much more no matter where you are in the world. This simple bit of software changes your IP address so that you can keep streaming movies and TV shows anywhere.
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How to watch Emma: online streaming options in the US
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