An Education Movie

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Who's Involved:

Rosamund Pike, Peter Sarsgaard, Carey Mulligan, Olivia Williams, Emma Thompson, Sally Hawkins, Nick Hornby, Lone Scherfig, Amanda Posey, Finola Dwyer, Matthew Beard

Release Date:

Friday, October 9 , 2009

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 1 hr, 35 m

"An Education" is the story of a teenage girl's coming-of-age set in 1961 London, a city caught between the drab, post-war 1950s and the glamorous, more liberated decade to come. Jenny (Carey Mulliga...

An Education Plot: What's the story?

"An Education" is the story of a teenage girl's coming-of-age set in 1961 London, a city caught between the drab, post-war 1950s and the glamorous, more liberated decade to come. Jenny (Carey Mulligan) stands on the brink of becoming a woman: a brilliantly witty and attractive 16-year-old whose suburban life is about to be blown apart by the utterly unsuitable 30-something David (Peter Sarsgaard). Urbane and witty, David manages to charm her conservative parents Jack (Alfred Molina) and Marjorie (Cara Seymour). David introduces Jenny to a glittering new world of classical concerts and late-night suppers with his attractive friend and business partner, Danny (Dominic Cooper) and Danny's girlfriend, the beautiful but vacuous Helen (Rosamund Pike). Just as Jenny's family's long-held dream of getting their brilliant daughter into Oxford seems within reach, Jenny is tempted by another kind of life.

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Film Details & Notes: What do we know about An Education?

  1. Based on a memoir by Lynn Barber, which appeared in literary magazine Granta.

Crew and Production Credits: Who's making An Education?

A look at the An Education behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Lone Scherfig last directed Their Finest and One Day. The film's writer Nick Hornby last wrote Brooklyn and Wild.

Screenwriter

Nick Hornby

Producers

Finola Dwyer
Amanda Posey

Production Timeline: When did the An Education come together?

On or about January 20, 2009 • The film was in Completed status.

An Education Release Date: When was it released?

An Education was released in 2009 on Friday, October 9, 2009 in limited movie theaters. There were 12 other movies released on the same date, including Couples Retreat, Peter and Vandy and St. Trinian's.
United States
October 9, 2009 Limited
Canada
October 9, 2009

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

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