Mulligan, Carey

SKU: 043396331761

UPC 043396331761
Release Date 2010-03-30
Studio Sony Pictures Home
Discs 1
Length 100
Format Color
MPAA Rating PG-13 (MPAA)
Synopsis Author Nick Hornby turns from novels to screenplays with this talent-driven drama. Carey Mulligan (BLEAK HOUSE) stars as Jenny, a young woman full of promise and intent to study at Oxford. But meeting an older man (Peter Sarsgaard) leads Jenny to believe that she can learn things outside the classroom, casting doubt on her future plans. Directed by ITALIAN FOR BEGINNERS’ Lone Scherfig, AN EDUCATION also stars Alfred Molina, Rosamunde Pike, Dominic Cooper, Olivia Williams, and Emma Thompson.Topped by a fine cast, a first-rate script by Nick Hornby and tight direction by Lone Scherfig, the film is a smart, moving but not inaccessible entry in the coming-of-age canon.AN EDUCATION offers a thrilling new star and remarkable actress in Carey Mulligan...“[A] wonderfully fresh and original coming-of-age tale....[T]he director, Lone Scherfig and the screenwriter, the incomparable Nick Hornby, have created a classic star-is-born occasion for a young English actress named Carey Mulligan.”3.5 stars out of 4 -- [A] quiet miracle of a movie....Prepared to be wowed by Carey Mulligan, whose sensational, starmaking performance as Jenny ignited film festivals from Sundance to Toronto.4 stars out of 5 -- It's virtually flawless with perfect and precise screenwriting, direction, production, costume design and soundtrack, and the ensemble cast is ideal.3.5 stars out of 4 -- Through stellar performances, clever writing and exquisite cinematography, the story is fresh and thoroughly captivating.[A] sprightly and slippery new film adapted from a short, sharp memoir by the British journalist Lynn Barber...Ms. Mulligan, who is 24, has a way of endearing herself with little more than a lilting phrase....It's her own way, and she's her own special edition of a dazzling new star.AN EDUCATION is brutally candid about class in ways that never feel didactic or heavy-handed. It captures with tenderness and wit the exquisite ache of growing up... -- Grade: A-[A] transporting, ruefully tender coming-of-age drama....The movie, in a palette of cloudy blues, is adapted from a vivid memoir by British journalist Lynn Barber...4 stars out of 4 -- Romantic and wonderfully entertaining....What transforms AN EDUCATION is Mulligan, who has that rare gift of enlisting us on her side and making us like her.The British actress Carey Mulligan delivers a quietly astonishing performance in AN EDUCATION, a beguiling little film...4 stars out of 5 -- [With] compassionate direction from Lone Scherfig, terrific period detail and, above all, a spectacularly winning turn from newcomer Carey Mulligan in the lead role -- AN EDUCATION is a constant delight.Included in Los Angeles Times's Best Films Of 2009 -- A smart, sophisticated coming-of-age story...beautifully captured...Ranked #4 in Rolling Stone's The 10 Best Movies Of 2009 -- Lone Scherfig mines a great Nick Hornby script for every wickedly crafted nuance.
Cast Lone Scherfig (Director)
Peter Sarsgaard (Star)
Carey Mulligan (Star)
Alfred Molina (Star)
Rosamund Pike (Star)
Dominic Cooper (Star)
Olivia Williams (Star)
Cara Seymour (Star)
Emma Thompson (Star)
Nick Hornby (Screenwriter)
Finola Dwyer (Producer)
Amanda Posey (Producer)
Jamie Laurenson (Executive Producer)
David M. Thompson (Executive Producer)
James D. Stern (Executive Producer)
Douglas E. Hansen (Executive Producer)
Wendy Japhet (Executive Producer)
Nick Hornby (Executive Producer)
Lynn Barber (Source Writer)
Matthew Beard (Star)
Sally Hawkins (Star)
John de Borman (Director of Photography)
Paul Englishby (Composer)
Sounds/Subtitles Blu-ray Disc Features: Region [unknown] Note: Deleted Scenes Commentary with Director Lone Scherfig and Actor Carey Mulligan and Peter Sarsgaard The Making of An Education Walking the Red Carpet Widescreen - 2.35 Audio: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo - English DTS HD Master Audio - English Subtitles - English, French
Language English
Weight 0.20000
Height 0.35000
Width 5.30000
Depth 6.75000
Format Code Blu-ray Hi-Def DVD
Library Subject Feature Film Drama
Attribute Widescreen
Product Code Movie

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