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The Jane Austen Book Club [videorecording] / 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.

Edition:
Anamorphic widescreen.
Publication:
Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2008]
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (106 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Fowler, Karen Joy -- Film adaptations.
Book clubs (Discussion groups) -- California -- Sacramento -- Drama.
Austen, Jane, 1775-1817 -- Characters -- Drama.
Friendship -- California -- Sacramento -- Drama.
Sacramento (Calif.) -- Drama.
Form/Genre:
Comedy films.
Romantic comedy films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Romance films.
Language:
English or dubbed French dialogue with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
System details:
: DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
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.
Participant:
Kathy Baker, Maria Bello, Marc Blucas, Emily Blunt, Amy Brenneman, Hugh Dancy, Maggie Grace, Jimmy Smits, Kevin Zegers, Lynn Redgrave.
Credits:
Director of photography, John Toon ; film editor, Maryann Brandon ; music composed by Aaron Zigman ; costume designer, Johnetta Boone ; production designer, Rusty Smith.
Notes:
Based on the book by Karen Joy Fowler.
Aspect ratio 1.78:1.
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.
Contributor:
Calley, John. , Producer
Lynn, Julie. , Producer
Napper, Diana. , Producer
Swicord, Robin. , Screenwriter, Director
Baker, Kathy, 1950- , Actor
Bello, Maria, 1967- , Actor
Blucas, Marc, 1972- , Actor
Blunt, Emily. , Actor
Brenneman, Amy. , Actor
Dancy, Hugh, 1975- , Actor
Grace, Maggie, 1983- , Actor
Smits, Jimmy. , Actor
Zeger, Kevin. , Actor
Redgrave, Lynn, 1943- , Actor
Fowler, Karen Joy. , Author
Sony Pictures Classics (Firm) , Producer
Mockingbird Pictures. , Producer
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm) , Distributor
Related Work:
Fowler, Karen Joy., Author Jane Austen book club.
ISBN:
1424883059
9781424883059
Publisher no.:
043396225152
00043396225152
22515 Sony Pictures Home Entertainment