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The Jane Austen Book Club [videodisc] / 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.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Krum Public Library.
  • 3 of 3 copies available at Denton County. (Show)
  • 6 of 6 copies available at North Texas Library Consortium. (Show)

Current holds

0 current holds with 6 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Krum Public Library DVD JAN (Text) 36249000193289 DVD NEW Reshelving -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1424883059
  • ISBN: 9781424883059
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (106 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2008]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the book by Karen Joy Fowler.
Videodisc release of the 2007 motion picture.
Special features: deleted scenes; cast and crew commentary; behind-the-scenes; the life of Jane Austen; "The book club: deconstructed"; Los Angeles premiere.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, John Toon ; film editor, Maryann Brandon ; music composed by Aaron Zigman ; costume designer, Johnetta Boone ; production designer, Rusty Smith.
Participant or Performer Note:
Kathy Baker, Maria Bello, Marc Blucas, Emily Blunt, Amy Brenneman, Hugh Dancy, Maggie Grace, Jimmy Smits, Kevin Zegers, Lynn Redgrave.
Summary, etc.:
When five women and one man get together to discuss the English writer Jane Austen's beloved novels, they realize the heartaches of Emma, Mr. Darcy, and the Bennet sisters are not so different from their own. Finding comfort, wit and wisdom from the pages and each other, they discover that, in matters of love, all they need to ask is: What would Jane do?
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13; for mature thematic material, sexual content, brief strong language and some drug use.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround; mastered in High Definition; copy-protected.
Language Note:
Closed-captioned.
English or dubbed French dialogue with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles.
Subject: Austen, Jane, 1775-1817 > Characters > Drama.
Book clubs (Discussion groups) > California > Sacramento > Drama.
Friendship > California > Sacramento > Drama.
Genre: Romantic comedy films.
Feature films.
Comedy films.
Topic Heading: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Film adaptations.

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