An Education

Superbly crafted coming-of-age drama set in 1960s London, adapted for the screen by novelist Nick Hornby from the memoirs of journalist Lynn Barber. Jenny (Carey Mulligan) is an intelligent young woman on the brink of her 17th birthday, destined for a promising yet somewhat narrow future at Oxford University and beyond. Longing for romance and sophistication to inject some excitement into her humdrum schoolgirl existence, she finds herself caught in a whirlwind romance with the mysterious and much older playboy David (Peter Sarsgaard). Top ensemble supporting cast includes Alfred Molina, Dominic Cooper, Olivia Williams and Emma Thompson.

Year: 2009
Genre: Drama, Drama Romance, Film Festivals 2009
Country: UK
Director: Lone Scherfig
Starring: Alfred Molina, Emma Thompson, Olivia Williams, Peter Sarsgaard, Dominic Cooper, Carey Mulligan, Rosamund Pike
Duration: 99 Minutes
Rating: M
Location in store: Drama Romance



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