An Education


28m 2000

Brief Synopsis

When a bright young schoolgirl who longs for adulthood meets David, a dashing older man, he introduces her to his vibrant world of glamorous friends, chic jazz clubs and her own sexual awakening. Will she let this affair ruin her dreams of attending Oxford, as her headmistress fears?

Film Details

Also Known As
Education, Enseñanza de vida
MPAA Rating
Genre
Adaptation
Drama
Foreign
Period
Romance
Teens
Release Date
2000
Production Company
Kevin O'Shea
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Classics
Location
London, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
28m

Synopsis

When a bright young schoolgirl who longs for adulthood meets David, a dashing older man, he introduces her to his vibrant world of glamorous friends, chic jazz clubs and her own sexual awakening. Will she let this affair ruin her dreams of attending Oxford, as her headmistress fears?

Crew

Hugo Adams

Foley Editor

Niv Adiri

Sound Effects Editor

Eleanor Alberga

Music

Basil Anastasi

Costume Department

Bon Appetit

Caterer

Sara Armstrong

Stand-In

Gerry Atkinson

Propman

Aurelie Avram

Production Coordinator

Guillame Babinet

Location Scout

Lynn Barber

Source Material

Ben Barker

Sound Effects Editor

Greg Barrett

Film Lab

Craig Barwick

Production Accountant

Count Basie

Song

Hana Beer

Office Runner

Barbara Belle

Song

Sergio Bernuzzi

Grip

Marc Beros

Painter

Lucy Bevan

Casting Director

Martin Bloye

Rigging Gaffer

Brian Bovingdon

Carpenter

Tom Bowes

Original Music

Ben Bradley

Film Lab

Philippa Broadhurst

Graphic Designer

Chris Brown

Carpenter

Kerry Brown

Photography

Kerry Brown

Production

Lee Bryant

Propman

Rebecca Budds

Film Lab

Gareth Bull

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Gareth Bull

Adr

Alfie Burgess

Propman

Chris Burgess

Assistant Director

Bernard Butler

Song

Jamie Campbell

Song Performer

Matt Cannings

Assistant Editor

Dan Carling

Video Assist/Playback

Tony Carter

Location Assistant

Meghan Cassidy

Song Performer

Gilles Castera

Production Manager

Ben Castles

Song

Paul Cathie

Assistant Director

Ray Charles

Song Performer

Lucy Chilton

Assistant

Martin Chitty

Costumes

John Claude

Colorist

Patricia Colin

Costume Supervisor

Mickael Conan

Driver

Floyd Cramer

Song

Floyd Cramer

Song Performer

Ellen Crawshaw

Costume Department

Clive D'cruze

Construction

Gene D'cruze

Construction Manager

John De Borman

Director Of Photography

Sean Desmond

Security

Chris Dibble

Music Scoring Mixer

Odile Dicks-mireaux

Costume Designer

Gillian Dodders

Adr/Dialogue Editor

Bob Dorough

Song

Bertrand Doudet

Driver

Jean Drejac

Song

Jean-francois Drigeard

Gaffer

Polly Duval

Post-Production Supervisor

Finola Dwyer

Producer

Graham Easton

Other

Billy Edwards

Propman

Edward Elgar

Song

Paul Englishby

Music

Ralph Erwin

Song

Glyn Evans

Medic

Percy Faith

Song Performer

Olivier Fauchier

Driver

Andrew Felton

Boom Operator

Angus Finlayson

Stand-In

Charlotte Fleck

Dialect Coach

Ian Ford

Security

Rachael Forde

Costumes

Danny Freemantle

Assistant Sound Editor

Glenn Freemantle

Sound Supervisor

Bill Fury

Song

Bill Fury

Song Performer

Manuel Gaspar

Best Boy

Paul Gatley

Driver

Rob Gavigan

Best Boy

Joe Geary

Assistant Director

Richard George

Assistant Location Manager

Bella Georgiou

Makeup

Lizzie Yianni Georgiou

Makeup

Elliott Gilhooly

Sound

Clare Glass

Assistant Director

Max Glickman

Loader

Leigh Gold

Camera Focus Puller

Mandy Gold

Makeup

Merritt Gold

Camera Focus Puller

Jon Henry Gordon

Makeup

Ian Grant

Rigging Electrician

Richard Grant

Painter

Juliette Gréco

Song Performer

Isobel Griffiths

Original Music

Douglas E. Hansen

Executive Producer

Michael Harkins

Lighting Technician

Nina Hartstone

Adr/Dialogue Editor

Phil Haughton

Driver

Charles Heidet

Coordinator

Zach Henderson

Rigging Electrician

James Hendy

Props Buyer

Dave Holliday

Grip

Nick Hornsby

Executive Producer

Nick Hornsby

Screenplay

Pierre Hue

Assistant Location Manager

Natalie Humphries

Costume Supervisor

Mick Hurrell

Medic

Amy Jackson

Assistant

Wendy Japhet

Executive Producer

Steve Joberns

Auditor

Buddy Johnson

Song

Lewis Jones

Music Engineer

Amanda Keable

Costume Supervisor

Andrea King

Foley Artist

Christelle Lahaye

Assistant Director

Hannah Lamb

Location Assistant

Jamie Laurenson

Executive Producer

Brenda Lee

Song Performer

Anita Leonard

Song

Caroline Levy

Line Producer

Justin Lewis

Generator Operator

Dash Lilley

Loader

Tess Loe

Costume Department

Anna Lynch-robinson

Set Decorator

Nicola Magee

Makeup Artist

Ameneh Mahloudji

Makeup Artist

John Malham

Painter

Charles Manning

Production

Anthony Mawer

Song

Andrew Mcalpine

Production Designer

Geoff Mccracken

Driver

Bennett Mcghee

Assistant

Ciara Mcgowan

Production Manager

Malcolm Mclean

Camera Operator

Adam Mendez

Foley Recordist

Adam Mendez

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Brian Miller

Electrician

Simon Mills

Production

Tom Mulberge

Assistant Director

Ben Munro

Art Director

Clive Noakes

Liaison

Kate O'farrell

Costume Department

Caroline O'reilly

Script Supervisor

Kevin O'shea

Production Insurance

Camise Oldfield

Art Department

Timothy Orpen

Song Performer

Chris Palmer

Driver

Lowman Pauling

Song

Anthony Payne

Song

James Perry

Loader

Barney Pilling

Editor

Nyree Pinder

Music Coordinator

Amanda Posey

Producer

Louis Prima

Song

Bobby Prince

Unit Manager

Kevin Proctor

Production

Colin Rae

Music Scoring Mixer

James Rainer

Office Runner

Teddy Randazzo

Song

Maurice Joseph Ravel

Song

Stan Rhodes

Song

Andrew Rickard

Carpenter

Michael Rickard

Carpenter

Paul Rickard

Carpenter

Gregor Riddell

Song Performer

Valerie Rosewell

Accounting Assistant

Florence Roumieu

Makeup Artist

Romuald Rousseau

Location Manager

Beth Rowley

Song Performer

Beth Rowley

Song

Marc Saclier

Location Scout

Kle Savidge

Music Supervisor

Tom Sayers

Sound Effects Editor

Alice Searby

Casting Associate

Ronnie Self

Song

Nicholas Sharlow

Song Performer

Ben Smith

Art Director

Brian Stagg

Carpenter

Max Steiner

Song

Camilla Stephenson

Location Manager

James D. Stern

Executive Producer

Jack Stew

Foley Artist

Terry Stinson

Propman

Richard Straker

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Richard Straker

Adr

Neil Swain

Dialect Coach

Eve Swannell

Production Coordinator

Ian Tansey

Painter

Anna Louise Thomas

Art Department

Keziah Thomas

Song Performer

David M. Thompson

Executive Producer

Mel Torme

Song Performer

Claire Tovey

Location Scout

Charlotte Trinder

Music

Ben Tucker

Song

Film Details

Also Known As
Education, Enseñanza de vida
MPAA Rating
Genre
Adaptation
Drama
Foreign
Period
Romance
Teens
Release Date
2000
Production Company
Kevin O'Shea
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Classics
Location
London, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
28m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of the 2009 award for Best Actress (Carey Mulligan) by the National Board of Review (NBR).

Winner of the 2009 award for Best Actress (Carey Mulligan) by the Toronto Film Critics Association (TFCA).

Winner of the 2009 award for Best Actress (Carey Mulligan) by the Washington DC Area Film Critics Association (WAFCA).

Winner of the 2009 award for Best British Actress (Carey Mulligan) by the London Critics' Circle.

Winner of the 2009 Orange Award for Best Leading Actress (Carey Mullian) by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA).

Winner of the 2009 Spirit Award for Best Foreign Film by Film Independent (FIND).

Winner of two 2009 awards including Best Actress (Carey Mulligan) and Most Promising Performer (Carey Mulligan) by the Chicago Film Critics Association (CFCA).

Winner of two awards including the Dramatic World Cinema Audience Award and the Dramatic World Cinema Cinematography Award at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival.

Released in United States Fall October 9, 2009

Limited Release in United States October 9, 2009

Released in United States on Video March 30, 2010

Released in United States September 2000

Released in United States January 2009

Released in United States February 2009

Released in United States October 2009

Shown at Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale Special Gala) February 5-15, 2009.

Shown at Vancouver International Film Festival (Audience Award Winners) October 1-16, 2009.

Shown at Chicago International Film Festival (Gala Presentation) October 8-22, 2009.

Shown at London Film Festival (Galas & Special Screenings) October 14-29, 2009.

Based on the memoir "An Education" written by Lynn Barber and published in Granta Magazine on July 3, 2003.

Orlando Bloom was previously attached to star.

Sony Pictures Classics acquired worldwide distribution rights at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival for a reported sum of $3 million.

Released in United States Fall October 9, 2009

Limited Release in United States October 9, 2009 (NY, LA)

Released in United States on Video March 30, 2010

Released in United States September 2000 (Shown at Telluride Film Festival September 4-7, 20009.)

Released in United States January 2009 (Shown at Sundance Film Festival (World Cinema Dramatic Competition) January 15-25, 2009.)

Released in United States February 2009 (Shown at Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale Special Gala) February 5-15, 2009.)

Released in United States October 2009 (Shown at Vancouver International Film Festival (Audience Award Winners) October 1-16, 2009.)

Released in United States October 2009 (Shown at Chicago International Film Festival (Gala Presentation) October 8-22, 2009.)

Released in United States October 2009 (Shown at London Film Festival (Galas & Special Screenings) October 14-29, 2009.)

Nominated for two 2009 awards including Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role (Carey Mulligan) and Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture by the Screen Actors Guild (SAG).