An Education

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    An Education Synopsis

    Written by Nick Hornby, AN EDUCATION is the story of a young girl's choice between Oxford and the university of life.

    Sixteen and gifted, Jenny is destined for Oxford. Her parents' own dreams of fulfilment are built on Jenny's success. However, her eyes are opened to a world of glamorous possibility beyond the boundaries of suburbia when she meets the considerably older, distinctly urbane, David...

    Academy Award nominated drama from acclaimed director Lone Scherfig.

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    • An Education: interviews

      An Education: interviews

      Lone Scherfig, Nick Hornby, Carey Mulligan and Dominic Cooper discuss the acclaimed drama, An Education.



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


    Lone Scherfig


    Finola Dwyer, Amanda Posey


    Nick Hornby

    Executive Producers:

    Jamie Laurenson, David M. Thompson, James D Stern, Douglas E Hansen, Wendy Japhet, Nick Hornby

    Sales agent:

    HanWay Films


    eOne Films

    Credits summary:

    BBC Films presents A Finola Dwyer / Wildgaze Films Production in association with Endgame Entertainment A Lone Scherfig Film



    Running time:

    99 mins

    Release Dates


    30 October 2009

    In cinemas

    30 October 2009

    Out on DVD

    8 March 2010

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