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Keira Knightley in The Duchess Set Photos

September 26, 2007 (6:48 am) GMT
Grab two images of the actress in a Georgian dress as the Duchess of Devonshire, Georgiana Cavendish.
Keira Knightley in The Duchess Set Photos

It's good to have back in a period piece and she seems to fit nicely into this kind of feature as pictured in two images on the left.

The English beauty was undergoing scenes for her new film "", which Saul Dibb is directing for BBC Films and Pathe. She is playing the titular role, Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire, who was a celebrated beauty and an active political campaigner in an age when women's suffrage was still over a century away.

Based on Amanda Foreman's biography of Cavendish, "Duchess" is scheduled for a 2008 release in the U.S. under Paramount Vantage banner. Apart from Knightley, other cast members include , , , and Emily Jewell with Daniel Phillips handling make-up and hair design.

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