An Education (2009)

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An Education Synopsis

A coming-of-age story about a teenage girl in 1960s suburban London, and how her life changes with the arrival of a playboy nearly twice her age.




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An Education Release Date
In Theaters October 9, 2009
An Education Credits
Starring: Peter Sarsgaard, Carey Mulligan, Alfred Molina, Dominic Cooper, Rosamund Pike, Emma Thompson
Directed by: Lone Scherfig
Produced by: Finola Dwyer, Amanda Posey
Length: 95 min
MPAA Rating: [ PG-13 ]
Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics
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by Perri Nemiroff March 6, 2010 discussion comments
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by Josh Tyler March 4, 2010 discussion comments
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The Orange British Academy has announced it’s 2010 nominees. Known as the BAFTAs, they’re kind of like the British equivalent of the Oscars. Their nominations contain at leas ta few surprises
by Josh Tyler January 21, 2010 discussion comments
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by Katey Rich January 6, 2010 discussion comments
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by Perri Nemiroff December 21, 2009 discussion comments
SAG Awards Go For Basterds, Snub Up In The Air In Top Category SAG Awards Go For Basterds, Snub Up In The Air In Top Category
The most surprising omission is Up in the Air, particularly since all three leads-- George Clooney, Anna Kendrick and Vera Farmiga-- were nominated for individual acting prizes
by Katey Rich December 17, 2009 discussion comments
Interview: An Education's Lone Scherfig And Nick Hornby Interview: An Education's Lone Scherfig And Nick Hornby
Lone Scherfig and Nick Hornby come from wildly different backgrounds-- she a Danish filmmaker with ties to Lars von Trier's strict Dogme 95 movement, he an English novelist famous for guy-centric books like High Fidelity-- but somehow the two have come together beautifully for An Education
by Katey Rich October 12, 2009 discussion comments
Interview: Carey Mulligan And Alfred Molina Of An Education Interview: Carey Mulligan And Alfred Molina Of An Education
Below we talk about working with Danish director Lone Scherfig, Mulligan's work on stage with Sarsgaard, and whether or not a major role in a great film and serious Oscar buzz can change a person's life (Mulligan says it hasn't, for what it's worth)
by Katey Rich October 9, 2009 discussion comments
Exclusive Interview: An Education Director Lone Scherfig Exclusive Interview: An Education Director Lone Scherfig
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by Katey Rich October 8, 2009 discussion comments
Excellent Trailer For An Education Excellent Trailer For An Education
Yes, it looks fantastic. Based on a memoir by Lynn Barber, the film stars Carey Mulligan as a teenage girl who starts a relationship with an older man (Peter Sarsgaard) amid the stuffy social confines of 1960s England. You can see everything else you need to know in the trailer
by Katey Rich July 15, 2009 discussion comments
Poster: An Education Poster: An Education
If you're not a rabid Oscar watcher or film festival devotee, you may not yet be obsessing over An Education, Lone Scherfig's film that was the hit of Sundance and is poised to be one of the major awards contenders next fall
by Katey Rich July 13, 2009 discussion comments
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