An Education is a coming-of-age drama film based on a memoir of the same name by British journalist Lynn Barber. The film was directed by Lone Scherfig from a screenplay by Nick Hornby. It stars Carey Mulligan as Jenny, a bright schoolgirl, and Peter Sarsgaard as David, the charming con man who seduces her. An Education premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. In London, Jenny Mellor is a bright and beautiful year-old schoolgirl who wishes to attend Oxford University. Her studies are controlled by her strict, overbearing father, Jack. After youth orchestra rehearsals, Jenny waits at a bus stop on the street under the rain when she meets David Goldman, a charming older man driving a Bristol
Not Rated 99 min Crime, Drama. Votes: 97, PG min Drama, War.
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R 93 min Drama, Thriller. The unexpected arrival of a wounded Union soldier at a girls school in Virginia during the American Civil War leads to jealousy and betrayal. Edna Garrett, the Drummonds' former housekeeper, teaches to a group of girls of a boarding school how to tackle issues throughout teenage life and later adulthood. Votes: 5, PG min Drama, Romance. A mousy governess who softens the heart of her employer soon discovers that he's hiding a terrible secret. G 97 min Drama, Family, Fantasy. A young girl is relegated to servitude at a boarding school when her father goes missing and is presumed dead.
Then again, not all movie prom scenes are created equal: There are some that are so good because of how bad they are, like the kinds with a cheesy speech delivered by someone in their mids pretending to be a year-old but not pulling it off. And that my Latin teacher, who was a chaperone, was shocked to find out that I managed to find a date. Anyway, I am an expert on movie proms because my experience would make a good movie prom scene, so these are the best ones, from Twilight to Lady Bird. This movie is my enemy. I hate this movie. So why is it on this list? Because I think about this movie a lot, and have watched it many, many times.