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By Beka Compton
The Times 

Streaming Review:The Pursuit of Love


August 12, 2021

Therodora Films

Cousins Fanny and Linda on the way to to the hospigtal for delivery.

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The Pursuit of Love, based on the 1945 novel by Nancy Mitford, is set in the short period of time between World War I and II. Tensions and prejudices were still ripe amongst older adults, but young women were eager and ready to start their own lives.

Cousins Fanny (Emily Beecham) and Linda (Lily James) are as inseparable as they are opposite. Fanny is well-educated, reserved, and content with a stable, steady life, going on to marry the scholarly Alfred and starting her own family.

Linda, however, believes that love should be a fairy tale and will do anything to pursue suc...

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