An Education Synopsis
In 1960s London a teen (Carey Mulligan) falls under the spell of a charming, but much older, suitor.
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Movie Reviews

Hey Rick0327 --An Education was indeed overtly Anti-Semitic

By Ddogpics
You think An Education was not anti-semitic. Ok....lets try out the facts --- Saarsgaard immediately identifies himself as a Jew [what other movies has the lead star saying -- hi, I'm a catholic,or a...

An Education

By 102586
Not to be confused with the chick flick genre, yet it is a movie for young women and adolescent girls. The message, strong and clear that female intellectual talent and individualism is a virtue, is...

An Education in Love

By Crownover
Sarsgaard's 30 something David is an unlikely match for Mulligan's charming, precocious but naive 16 year old Jenny. She is drawn to him in spite of her better instincts. And her father, played so...

An Education - My review

By Cincinnati_guy
In a nutshell - a very pleasant surprise ! Carey Mulligan is outstanding and most definitely worth seeing. A sophisticated coming-of-age movie about a very intelligent, mature beyond her years 17...

an education is dead on

By Cbartz
this movie is smart, witty, funny, and down to earth. jenny, the young girl who falls for an older man, is a sharp young woman who through her relationship with playboy david, goes from a clever but...

An Education

By carolelombard
Plenty to talk about after seeing this movie. Loved the acting, Alfred Molina doesn't ever have to prove himself. The rest of the cast was very good as well. Not sure why certain details...

2009 Oscar Contender

By the_movie_queen
Without a doubt you will see An Education nominated for best screenplay (at the very least) at the 2009 Academy Awards, Nick Hornby has truly outdone himself in this latest romantic endeavor, a true...

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By lovestalentmoviefan
I found this movie to be engaging and well acted.The heroine is simply looking for a way to grow up fast and demonstrate how much smarter and more enlightened she THINKS she is than her parents and...

A movie that depends on writing and talent.

By birac
No gimmicks here,just a freshly discreet coming of age tale.Mulligan and Molina are not to be missed. Took mom and gf as an apology for missing an earlier dinner with them. Was planning on sleeping!...

An Education

By bully805
I liked it. Adult themed, initially made my wife uncomfortable. The female lead was very engaging....

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Rated PG-13 | For mature thematic material involving sexual content, and for smoking
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Intelligent period drama tackles mature teen topics.
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