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Britomart Open Air Cinema - An Education


Sat 10 Apr 2010, 7:30pm

Where: Britomart, Cnr Gore & Galway Streets, CBD, Auckland

Restrictions: R15

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Listed by: Britomart

Britomart is proud to present a free screening of 'An Education', join us on Takutai Lawn at 7.30pm in Britomart.

Admission is free.

Movie is rated M
Running time: 1hrs 35mins

In the early 1960's, sixteen year old Jenny Mellor lives with her parents in the London suburb of Twickenham. On her father's wishes, everything that Jenny does is in the sole pursuit of being accepted into Oxford, as he wants her to have a better life than he. Jenny is bright, pretty, hard working but also naturally gifted. The only problems her father may perceive in her life is her issue with learning Latin, and her dating a boy named Graham, who is nice but socially awkward.

Jenny's life changes after she meets David Goldman, a man over twice her age. David goes out of his way to show Jenny and her family that his interest in her is not improper and that he wants solely to expose her to cultural activities which she enjoys. Jenny quickly gets accustomed to the life to which David and his constant companions, Danny and Helen, have shown her, and Jenny and David's relationship does move into becoming a romantic one.

However, Jenny slowly learns more about David, and by association Danny and Helen, and specifically how they make their money. Jenny has to decide if what she learns about them and leading such a life is worth forgoing her plans of higher eduction at Oxford

Directed by
Lone Scherfig

Peter Sarsgaard
Carey Mulligan
Alfred Molina
Rosamund Pike
Dominic Cooper

Alcohol is not permitted at this event

BYO picnic rug, bean bag & snacks, or Britomart's cafes, restaurants & bars are open for those who want to dine in the area . Hot chips and ice cream are available for purchase at the lawn (cash only).

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