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The Jane Austen Book Club

Does art reflect life, or vice-versa? That is a question pondered by a group of Jane Austen fans (Kathy Baker, Maria Bello, Emily Blunt, Maggie Grace) that form a book club, and begin to notice their own experiences are playing out like a plot from one of their favorite author's books in this adult-oriented drama. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B-
Violence: A
Sexual Content: C
Language: C-
Drugs/Alcohol: C-
Run Time: 106
Theater Release: 04 Oct 2007
Video Release: 05 Feb 2008
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Keira Knightly stars as the strong-willed Elizabeth Bennett in an adaptation of Pride and Prejudice. Emma Thompson plays one of three Dashwood sisters in Sense and Sensibility.

Home Video Extra Features

With this DVD release, you can join The Jane Austen Book Club. Appendixes to the movie include an audio commentary with the cast and crew, three featurettes (Making of The Jane Austen Book Club, The Life of Jane Austen and Character Deconstruction) and seven deleted scenes.

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