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An education

Author: Lone ScherfigJohn De BormanJames D SternDouglas E HansenWendy JaphetAll authors
Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Coming-of-age films
Romance films
Feature films
Fiction films
Drama
Named Person: Lynn Barber; Lynn Barber
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Lone Scherfig; John De Borman; James D Stern; Douglas E Hansen; Wendy Japhet; David Thompson; Jamie Laurenson; Nick Hornby; Finola Dwyer; Amanda Posey; Peter Sarsgaard; Alfred Molina; Rosamund Pike; Dominic Cooper; Olivia Williams; Cara Seymour; Sally Hawkins; Ellie Kendrick; Amanda Fairbank-Hynes; Matthew Beard; Emma Thompson; Carey Mulligan; Odile Dicks-Mireaux; Barney Pilling; Andrew McAlpine; Paul Englishby; Lynn Barber; Sony Pictures Classics (Firm); BBC Films.; Finola Dwyer Productions.; Wildgaze Films.; Endgame Entertainment (Firm); Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 143599308X 9781435993082
OCLC Number: 496323356
Language Note: English dialogue with optional French or English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Notes: Based on a memoir by Lynn Barber.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2009.
Special features: Commentary with director Lone Scherfig and actors Carey Mulligan and Peter Sarsgaard; "The making of An education" featurette; :Walking the red carpet" featurette; Deleted scenes.
Credits: Costume designer, Odile Dicks-Mireaux ; editor, Barney Pilling ; production designer, Andrew McAlpine ; music, Paul Englishby ; director of photography, John de Borman ; executive producers, James D. Stern, Douglas E. Hansen, Wendy Japhet, David M. Thompson, Jamie Laurenson, Nick Hornby.
Cast: Peter Sarsgaard, Alfred Molina, Rosamund Pike, Dominic Cooper, Olivia Williams, Cara Seymour, Sally Hawkins, Ellie Kendrick, Amanda Fairbank-Hynes, Matthew Beard, Emma Thompson, Carey Mulligan.
Awards: Film awards for British Academy of Film and Television Arts, Best Leading Actress (Mulligan), 2010; Winner: Audience award, Sundance Film Festival, 2009
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13; for mature thematic material involving sexual content and for smoking.
Description: 1 videodisc (100 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; region 1, NTSC; anamorphic widescreen (2.35) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Other Titles: Education (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Sony Pictures Classics ; BBC Films presents a Finola Dwyer Productions/Wildgaze Films production in association with Endgame Entertainment ; a film by Lone Sherfig ; screenplay by Nick Hornby ; produced by Finola Dwyer & Amanda Posey ; directed by Lone Scherfig.
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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.

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