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The Jane Austen Book Club (2007)
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DVD 012 499
The Jane Austen Book Club
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A group of six friends, in Sacramento, gather to distract themselves from loss - a newly dumped Sylvia, Prudie's repressed disappointment, or Jocelyn, who has a life of unrealized dreams. All are devoted Jane Austen fans, except the lone man, Grigg, who has an ulterior motive for joining the chick-lit gang. There's plenty of pride (Prudie), prejudice (Jocelyn), sense (Sylvia), and sensibility (Sylvia's daughter Allegra). Throw in a fair amount of persuasion. Relationships and alliances unfolds over the months.
Sony Pictures Classics presents a John Calley/Robin Swicord production in association with Mockingbird Pictures ; produced by John Calley, Julie Lynn, Diana Napper ; written for the screen and directed by Robin Swicord.
Anamorphic widescreen.
Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2008]
English or dubbed French dialogue with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
1 DVD (106 min.) : sound, color
Sony Pictures Classics (Firm)
Mockingbird Pictures
Swicord, Robin
Swicord, Robin
Calley, John
Lynn, Julie
Napper, Diana
Kathy Baker, Maria Bello, Marc Blucas, Emily Blunt, Amy Brenneman, Hugh Dancy, Maggie Grace, Jimmy Smits, Kevin Zegers, Lynn Redgrave.
Director of photography, John Toon ; film editor, Maryann Brandon ; music composed by Aaron Zigman ; costume designer, Johnetta Boone ; production designer, Rusty Smith.
Based on the book by Karen Joy Fowler.
Aspect ratio 1.78:1.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2007.
Special features: Deleted scenes; Cast and crew commentary; Behind-the-scenes, the life of Jane Austen; The book club: deconstructed; Los Angeles premiere.
Fowler, Karen Joy Film adaptations.
Austen, Jane, 1775-1817 Characters Drama.
Book clubs (Discussion groups) California Sacramento Drama.
Friendship California Sacramento Drama.
Sacramento (Calif.) Drama.
Comedy films.
Romantic comedy films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Romance films.
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Location: Annenberg Reserve
Location: Van Pelt Video Collection
Format: DVD
Region: NTSC (North America)
Genre: Comedy films
Genre: Feature films
Genre: Fiction films
Genre: Film adaptations
Year: 2000s
Spoken language: English
Spoken language: French
Subtitles: English
Subtitles: French
Subtitles: Spanish
Accessibility: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Title: Jane Austen Book Club
Director: Swicord, Robin
Actor: Baker, Kathy
Actor: Bello, Maria
Actor: Blucas, Marc
Actor: Blunt, Emily
Production studio: Mockingbird Pictures
Production studio: Sony Pictures Classics (Firm)
Screenplay: Adaptations
Film technique: Live action
Cover image available: No