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PG-13| 1 hr. 40 min.

Plot Summary
Despite her sheltered upbringing, Jenny (Carey Mulligan) is a teen with a bright future; she's smart, pretty, and has aspirations of attending Oxford University. When David (Peter Sarsgaard), a charming but much older suitor, motors into her life in a shiny automobile, Jenny gets a taste of adult life that she won't soon forget.

Cast: Peter Sarsgaard , Carey Mulligan , Alfred Molina , Dominic Cooper , Rosamund Pike , Olivia Williams , Emma Thompson , Cara Seymour

Director: Lone Scherfig

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics

An Education (2009)

Release Date: October 9th, 2009|1 hr. 40 min.

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  • August 05, 2011 jk00000000098711
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    I loved this movie.

  • October 29, 2010 pattaylor5
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    This movie was so well cast. The characters are very believable and charming. I loved this movie. I watched it 3 times to appreciate the great acting and thoughtful directing. Don't miss it.

  • April 24, 2010 drarthurwells
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    Excellent production, scripting, directing, and acting. Nicely paced with perfect timing. Totally believable in being psychologically valid. Characters are nicely developed and quite real.

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