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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Carey Mulligan
Peter Sarsgaard
Alfred Molina
Dominic Cooper
Rosamund Pike
Emma Thompson
Directors
Lone Scherfig
Screenwriters
Nick Hornby
Running Time
100 minutes

An Education
Young teacher, the subject — of schoolgirl fantasy...


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An Education

Plot
Jenny (Mulligan) is attractive, doing well at school and set to land a place at Oxford. Then she meets David (Sarsgaard), an older man. He dazzles her with the edgy world beyond her ’60s suburban life, and soon a very different destiny opens up before her...


Verdict
A decent but unremarkable film with a big, unforgettable central performance. Carey Mulligan passes with First-Class Honours.


Reviewed by Dan Jolin

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