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The Resource The Jane Austen Book Club, Sony Pictures Classics presents a John Calley/Robin Swicord production in association with Mockingbird Pictures ; produced by John Calley, Julie Lynn, Diana Napper ; written for the screen and directed by Robin Swicord

The Jane Austen Book Club, Sony Pictures Classics presents a John Calley/Robin Swicord production in association with Mockingbird Pictures ; produced by John Calley, Julie Lynn, Diana Napper ; written for the screen and directed by Robin Swicord

Label
The Jane Austen Book Club
Title
The Jane Austen Book Club
Statement of responsibility
Sony Pictures Classics presents a John Calley/Robin Swicord production in association with Mockingbird Pictures ; produced by John Calley, Julie Lynn, Diana Napper ; written for the screen and directed by Robin Swicord
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A group of six friends, in Sacramento, gather to distract themselves from loss - a newly dumped Sylvia, Prudie's repressed disappointment, or Jocelyn, who has a life of unrealized dreams. All are devoted Jane Austen fans, except the lone man, Grigg, who has an ulterior motive for joining the chick-lit gang. There's plenty of pride (Prudie), prejudice (Jocelyn), sense (Sylvia), and sensibility (Sylvia's daughter Allegra). Throw in a fair amount of persuasion. Relationships and alliances unfolds over the months
Cataloging source
InDan
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, John Toon ; film editor, Maryann Brandon ; music composed by Aaron Zigman ; costume designer, Johnetta Boone ; production designer, Rusty Smith
Dewey number
791.45
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for mature thematic material, sexual content, brief strong language, and some drug use
Language note
English or dubbed French dialogue with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Kathy Baker, Maria Bello, Marc Blucas, Emily Blunt, Amy Brenneman, Hugh Dancy, Maggie Grace, Jimmy Smits, Kevin Zegers, Lynn Redgrave
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1950-
  • 1967-
  • 1972-
  • 1975-
  • 1983-
  • 1943-2010
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Calley, John
  • Lynn, Julie
  • Napper, Diana
  • Swicord, Robin
  • Baker, Kathy
  • Bello, Maria
  • Blucas, Marc
  • Blunt, Emily
  • Brenneman, Amy
  • Dancy, Hugh
  • Grace, Maggie
  • Smits, Jimmy
  • Zeger, Kevin
  • Redgrave, Lynn
  • Fowler, Karen Joy
  • Sony Pictures Classics (Firm)
  • Mockingbird Pictures
  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
106
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Austen, Jane
  • Book clubs (Discussion groups)
  • Friendship
  • Clubes del libro
  • Amistad
  • Sacramento (Calif.)
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The Jane Austen Book Club, Sony Pictures Classics presents a John Calley/Robin Swicord production in association with Mockingbird Pictures ; produced by John Calley, Julie Lynn, Diana Napper ; written for the screen and directed by Robin Swicord
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book by Karen Joy Fowler
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2007
  • Special features: Deleted scenes; Cast and crew commentary; Behind-the-scenes, the life of Jane Austen; The book club: deconstructed; Los Angeles premiere
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20219264
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (106 min.)
Isbn
9781424883059
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 043396225152
  • 00043396225152
  • 043396225183
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 22518
  • 22515
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Jane Austen Book Club, Sony Pictures Classics presents a John Calley/Robin Swicord production in association with Mockingbird Pictures ; produced by John Calley, Julie Lynn, Diana Napper ; written for the screen and directed by Robin Swicord
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book by Karen Joy Fowler
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2007
  • Special features: Deleted scenes; Cast and crew commentary; Behind-the-scenes, the life of Jane Austen; The book club: deconstructed; Los Angeles premiere
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20219264
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (106 min.)
Isbn
9781424883059
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 043396225152
  • 00043396225152
  • 043396225183
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 22518
  • 22515
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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