They have two children together; Luca (March 2001) and Matteo (2003).
Firth learned Italian when him and Giuggiloi began dating and now can speak it fluently- now that’s commitment for you!
Producer Sue Birtwistle had read Pride and Prejudice "at least one hundred and fifty times" from the age of fifteen when she decided to pursue a film adaptation: "I am still finding things in [the novel].
I admire Austen so much more now that I see there is not a word wasted [in her novels]." 1 Birtwistle first met screenwriter Andrew Davies at Coventry College in England.
He’d just spent weeks and months in London being polite with a group of stuffy people.
He would have had a few hours in which he could be blissfully alone.
Davies was Birtwistle's English tutor during her freshman year, and the two discussed making Pride and Prejudice into a film adaptation.
It’s here, if you have not seen it: But it emerged yesterday that the original plan for that scene – which does not appear in Jane Austen’s novel – was that Mr Darcy would not be wearing anything at all. Andrew Davies, who wrote the script, told the audience at the Cheltenham Literary Festival (as reported in Radio Times) that he wanted to break Mr Darcy out of his buttoned-up carapace and allow him to indulge in a very human desire: to go skinny-dipping on a warm day.
Colin Firth Firth turns 53 today, so we have a look to where his heart falls in his real life loves.
Firth starred in Valmont alongside Meg Tilly which paved the way for their relationship.
FROM NOVEL TO SCREENPLAY The 1995 version of "Pride and Prejudice" is the fourth film adaptation of Jane Austen's most beloved novel.
Its predecessors were released in 1940, 1967, and 1979.