One Austen fan added: “The thing everyone’s missing about Netflix Persuasion is that the dialogue would be cringey even if it was a modern romcom.
The film, which stars Dakota Johnson in the lead role of Anne, was released on the streaming service on Friday (15 July).
Netflix’s new version of Persuasion is being called out for its “cringey” dialogue.
This adaptation of Persuasion was written Alice Victoria Winslow and Ron Bass. it co-stars Cosmo Jarvis, Nikki Amuka-Bird and Richard E Grant.
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