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The Jane Austen Book Club


Oct 04, 2007

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Feb 05, 2008

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Kathy Baker
Maria Bello
Emily Blunt
Amy Brenneman


Sony Pictures

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

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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.

Content Details

Why Is The Jane Austen Book Club Rated PG-13?

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

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in The Jane Austen Book Club...

The adult women in this film don’t show any discomfort discussing sexual topics, physical anatomy and other mature themes. Passionate kissing involving teens and adults is shown. Alcohol is used in social settings as well as a stress reliever. One character also uses illegal drugs. A brief sexual expletive and moderate profanities are included.

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Canadian Movie Ratings

PG Coarse Language.
AB PG Mature Theme, Coarse Language
MB PG Mature Theme.
ON PG Mature Theme, Language Not Evaluated.
QC Not Rated
Not Rated

Canadian Home Video Rating: PG

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Details on home video releases of The Jane Austen Book Club...

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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