The Jane Austen Book Club (2007)

Genres - Comedy Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Ensemble Film, Romantic Comedy  |   Release Date - Sep 21, 2007 (USA - Limited)  |   Run Time - 106 min.  |   Countries - USA  |   MPAA Rating - PG13
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Robin Swicord's adaptation of the novel The Jane Austen Book Club concerns a group of women and a man who meet regularly to discuss the works of the popular author, but soon discover their lives are playing out much like one of the author's fictional worlds. Among the members of the club are Sylvia (Amy Brenneman), a recent divorcée; Bernadette (Kathy Baker), who has decided to accept her advancing age; and Prudie (Emily Blunt), who feels guilty about her persistent fantasies of cheating on her loving husband.

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book, club [organization], friendship, husband-and-wife, writer