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An Education

Jenny (Carey Mulligan) is a young girl with dreams of going to university and developing her talents-- or at least that is the plan her father (Alfred Molina) has in mind. But when she meets David (Peter Sarsgaard), a playboy who is handsome, rich and nearly twice her age, she decides to follow the path he offers. Her choice leads to a very different kind of education. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: D+
Violence: B+
Sexual Content: D+
Language: B-
Drugs/Alcohol: C-
Run Time: 100
Theater Release: 09 Oct 2009
Video Release: 30 Mar 2010
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Home Video Extra Features

Release Date: 30 March 2010
An Education releases to DVD and Blu-ray with the following extras:
- Deleted Scenes
- The Making of An Education
- Walking the Red Carpet
- Commentary with director Lone Scherfig and actors Carey Mulligan and Peter Sarsgaard

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