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The Jane Austen Book Club [videorecording] / Sony Pictures Classics presents a John Calley/Robin Swicord production in association with Mockingbird Pictures ; produced by John Calley, Julie Lynn, Diana Napper ; written for the screen and directed by Robin Swicord.

Calley, John. (Added Author). Lynn, Julie. (Added Author). Napper, Diana. (Added Author). Swicord, Robin. (Added Author). Baker, Kathy, 1950- (Added Author). Bello, Maria, 1967- (Added Author). Blucas, Marc, 1972- (Added Author). Blunt, Emily. (Added Author). Brenneman, Amy. (Added Author). Dancy, Hugh, 1975- (Added Author). Grace, Maggie, 1983- (Added Author). Smits, Jimmy. (Added Author). Zeger, Kevin. (Added Author). Redgrave, Lynn, 1943- (Added Author). Fowler, Karen Joy. (Added Author). Sony Pictures Classics (Firm) (Added Author). Mockingbird Pictures (Firm) (Added Author). Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author).
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  • 54 of 56 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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APLS-Decatur VID JAN DVD (Text) 34207001805192 VIDA Available -
Alexandria-Monroe Public Library - Alexandria DVD 2897 (Text) 37521530632274 AMPL Adult DVD Available -
Batesville Memorial Public Library - Batesville DVD ADULT-F JANE 2169 (Text) 34706001102815 DVD Fiction Available -
Brookston Prairie Township Public Library - Brookston DVD JAN (Text) 38209000604465 DVD Available -
Brownstown Public Library - Brownstown ADVD JANE (Text) 79361000040945 Adult Fiction DVDs Available -
Butler Public Library - Butler DVD JAN (Text) 73174005027712 DVDs Available -
Cicero Branch DVD.c JANE (Text) 78294000211248 DVD Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 1424883059
  • ISBN: 9781424883059
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (106 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2008]

Content descriptions

General Note: Based on the book by Karen Joy Fowler.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2007.
Special features: Deleted scenes; Cast and crew commentary; Behind-the-scenes, the life of Jane Austen; The book club: deconstructed; Los Angeles premiere.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, John Toon ; film editor, Maryann Brandon ; music composed by Aaron Zigman ; costume designer, Johnetta Boone ; production designer, Rusty Smith.
Participant or Performer Note: Kathy Baker, Maria Bello, Marc Blucas, Emily Blunt, Amy Brenneman, Hugh Dancy, Maggie Grace, Jimmy Smits, Kevin Zegers, Lynn Redgrave.
Summary, etc.: A group of six friends, in Sacramento, gather to distract themselves from loss - a newly dumped Sylvia, Prudie's repressed disappointment, or Jocelyn, who has a life of unrealized dreams. All are devoted Jane Austen fans, except the lone man, Grigg, who has an ulterior motive for joining the chick-lit gang. There's plenty of pride (Prudie), prejudice (Jocelyn), sense (Sylvia), and sensibility (Sylvia's daughter Allegra). Throw in a fair amount of persuasion. Relationships and alliances unfolds over the months.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: PG-13; for mature thematic material, sexual content, brief strong language, and some drug use.
System Details Note: DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language Note: English or dubbed French dialogue with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject: Austen, Jane, 1775-1817 > Characters > Drama.
Austen, Jane, 1775-1817 > Characters > Drama.
Book clubs (Discussion groups) > California > Sacramento > Drama.
Friendship > California > Sacramento > Drama.
Clubes del libro > California > Sacramento > Teatro.
Amistad > California > Sacramento > Teatro.
Book clubs (Discussion groups) > California > Sacramento > Drama.
Friendship > California > Sacramento > Drama.
Sacramento (Calif.) > Drama.
Sacramento (Calif.) > Drama.
Genre: Romance > Feature.
Comedy > Feature.
Feature films.
Comedy films.
Romantic comedy films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Fiction films.
Feature films.

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