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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, (videorecording)

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, (videorecording)

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 unfold over the months
Cataloging source
TEFMT
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
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for mature thematic material, sexual content, brief strong language, and some drug use
Language note
  • Closed-captioned
  • English and French language tracks ; subtites in English, French, and Spanish
LC call number
PN1995.9.C55
LC item number
J364 2008
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-
  • 1984-
  • 1943-2010
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Baker, Kathy
  • Bello, Maria
  • Blucas, Marc
  • Blunt, Emily
  • Brenneman, Amy
  • Dancy, Hugh
  • Grace, Maggie
  • Smits, Jimmy
  • Zegers, Kevin
  • Redgrave, Lynn
  • Swicord, Robin
  • Calley, John
  • Lynn, Julie
  • Napper, Diana
  • Fowler, Karen Joy
  • Sony Pictures Classics (Firm)
  • Mockingbird Pictures
  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
106
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Book clubs (Discussion groups)
  • Austen, Jane
  • Friendship
  • Sacramento (Calif.)
  • Clubes del libro
  • Amistad
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, (videorecording)
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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn181040148
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (106 min.)
Isbn
9781424883059
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 043396225152
  • 043396225183
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 22515
  • 22518
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 978275
  • (OCoLC)181040148
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, (videorecording)
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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn181040148
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (106 min.)
Isbn
9781424883059
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 043396225152
  • 043396225183
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 22515
  • 22518
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 978275
  • (OCoLC)181040148
System details
  • DVD
  • Region 1 ; anamorphic widescreen (1.78:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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