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An education / a Sony Pictures Classics release, BBC Films presents a Wildgaze Films/Finola Dwyer Productions in association with Endgame Entertainment ; produced by Finola Dwyer & Amanda Posey ; written by Nick Hornby ; directed by Lone Scherfig.

Dwyer, Finola. (Added Author). Posey, Amanda. (Added Author). Hornby, Nick. (Added Author). Scherfig, Lone, 1959- (Added Author). Sarsgaard, Peter. (Added Author). Molina, Alfred, 1953- (Added Author). Pike, Rosamund, 1979- (Added Author). Cooper, Dominic, 1978- (Added Author). Williams, Olivia, 1968- (Added Author). Thompson, Emma. (Added Author). Mulligan, Carey, 1985- (Added Author). Englishby, Paul. (Added Author). Barber, Lynn, 1944- Education. (Added Author). Sony Pictures Classics (Firm) (Added Author). BBC Films. (Added Author). Wildgaze Films. (Added Author). Finola Dwyer Productions. (Added Author). Endgame Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Peter Sarsgaard, Alfred Molina, Rosamund Pike, Dominic Cooper, Olivia Williams, Emma Thompson, Carey Mulligan. (Cast).
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Record details

  • ISBN: 143599308X
  • ISBN: 9781435993082
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (100 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2010]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Based on the memoir by Lynn Barber.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2009.
Special features include: Deleted scenes; Commentary with director Lore Scherfig and actors Carey Mulligan and Peter Sargaard; The making of An edutction featurette; Walking the red carpet.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, John de Borman ; editor, Barney Pilling ; music, Paul Englishby ; costume designer, Odile Dicks-Mireaux ; production designer, Andrew McAlpine.
Participant or Performer Note:
Peter Sarsgaard, Alfred Molina, Rosamund Pike, Dominic Cooper, Olivia Williams, Emma Thompson, Carey Mulligan.
Summary, etc.:
In the early 1960's, 16-year-old Jenny Mellor lives with her parents in a London suburb. She is smart, pretty, and working toward her goal of being accepted into Oxford. Her life will take a big turn when she meets David, a man twice her age. Now she must decide if she will pursue an education at Oxford, or if she will choose to learn all that a charismatic, older man can teach her.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13; for mature thematic material involving sexual content, and for smoking.
System Details Note:
DVD; region 1l anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language Note:
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Language track in English, with optional French subtitles.
Awards Note:
Film awards for British Academy of Film and Television Arts, Best Leading Actress (Mulligan), 2010; Winner: Audience award, Sundance Film Festival, 2009.
Subject: Teenage girls > England > London > Drama.
University of Oxford > Drama.
Dropouts > England > Drama.
May-December romances > England > Drama.
Swindlers and swindling > England > London > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > England > London > Drama.
Genre: Coming-of-age films.
Romance films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Fiction films.

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