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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, (DVD 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, (DVD 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
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-
  • 1984-
  • 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
  • Zegers, 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)
  • Austen, Jane
  • Friendship
  • Sacramento (Calif.)
  • DVDs
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, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book by Karen Joy Fowler
  • Special features: Deleted scenes; Cast and crew commentary; Behind-the-scenes, the life of Jane Austen; The book club: deconstructed; Los Angeles premiere
  • For specific features see interactive menu
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
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
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
22515
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)181040148
  • .o10188216
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, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book by Karen Joy Fowler
  • Special features: Deleted scenes; Cast and crew commentary; Behind-the-scenes, the life of Jane Austen; The book club: deconstructed; Los Angeles premiere
  • For specific features see interactive menu
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
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
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
22515
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)181040148
  • .o10188216
System details
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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