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An education [videorecording] / a Sony Pictures Classics release, BBC Films presents a Wildgaze Films/Finola Dwyer Productions in association with Endgame Entertainment.

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

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General Note: Based on the memoir by Lynn Barber.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2009.
Special features: Commentary; featurette; deleted scenes; more.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, John de Borman ; editor, Barney Pilling ; music, Paul Englishby ; produced by Finola Dwyer & Amanda Posey ; written by Nick Hornby ; directed by Lone Scherfig.
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, anamorphic widescreen (2.35) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language Note: English dialogue, French subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
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.