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Summary In the post-war, pre-Beatles London suburbs, a bright schoolgirl is torn between studying for a place at Oxford and the more exciting alternative offered to her by a charismatic older man. (Sony Pictures Classics)

An Education

Metascore Universal Acclaim Based on 34 Critic Reviews
must-see
85
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 168 User Ratings
7.6
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Summary In the post-war, pre-Beatles London suburbs, a bright schoolgirl is torn between studying for a place at Oxford and the more exciting alternative offered to her by a charismatic older man. (Sony Pictures Classics)

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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 34 Critic Reviews
85
94% Positive
32 Reviews
6% Mixed
2 Reviews
0% Negative
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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 34 Critic Reviews
85
94% Positive
32 Reviews
6% Mixed
2 Reviews
0% Negative
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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 168 User Ratings
7.6
83% Positive
140 Ratings
14% Mixed
23 Ratings
3% Negative
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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 168 User Ratings
7.6
83% Positive
140 Ratings
14% Mixed
23 Ratings
3% Negative
5 Ratings

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Production Company BBC Film, Finola Dwyer Productions, Wildgaze Films, Endgame Entertainment, An Education Distribution, Odyssey Entertainment
Release Date Oct 9, 2009
Duration 1 h 40 m
Rating PG-13
Genres
Tagline Innocence of the Young.
Academy Awards, USA
3 Nominations
Golden Globes, USA
1 Nomination
BAFTA Awards
• 1 Win & 8 Nominations