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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. »

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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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The Jane Austen Book Club is rated PG-13: for mature thematic material, sexual content, brief strong language and some drug use.

Cast: Kathy Baker, Maria Bello, Emily Blunt, Amy Brenneman,
Studio: Sony Pictures

Detailed Review

Jane Austen never married and apparently had only brief encounters with love, yet she managed to craft loquacious characters that have plenty to say about the intricate schemes and intriguing… 
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Why Is The Jane Austen Book Club Rated PG-13?

The adult women in this film don’t show any discomfort discussing sexual topics, physical anatomy… 
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