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Still shot from the movie: The Jane Austen Book Club.

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. »

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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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After watching a movie with your children or students, we encourage parents and teachers to look for education opportunities to teach with movies. Here are a few discussion topics that can help with lesson plans or teaching in the home.

What does Prudie mean when she says high school is never over? What insecurities is she dealing with from her past? How do they affect her current relationships?

What do the book club members learn about themselves during their discussions? How do they help one another through the difficulties of life?

What does Jocelyn learn about trying new things?

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