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This image is one of the key photographs used in the publicity for the film. For those who know the novel on which it is based, the character and setting are instantly recognisable; for those who don’t already know the text, the image is still very striking.

But what expectations for the film does this image give you? Work in small groups to discuss your initial impressions, focusing on costume and setting, and what these suggest about the tone and atmosphere of this adaptation.