Blu-ray Disc Features:
- Rated: PG-13
- Run Time: 1 hours, 45 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: February 5, 2008
- Originally Released: 2007
- Label: Sony Pictures
- Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen - 1.78
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Dolby Digital 5.1 - English, French, Portuguese, Spanish, Thai
- Subtitles - English, French, Korean, Mandarin, Portuguese, Spanish, Thai - Optional
- Additional Release Material:
- Audio Commentary
- Behind the Scenes
- Deleted Scenes
- "The Life of Jane Austen"
- "The Book Club: Deconstructed"
- "Walking the Red Carpet: Los Angeles Premiere"
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Kathy Baker &
Gwendoline Yeo &
Julie Lynn &
Director of Photography:
New York Times - 09/21/2007
"[A] well-acted, literate adaptation....A tightly knit ensemble piece directed and written by Robin Swicord, the film adroitly shuffles nine characters..."
USA Today - 09/21/2007
3 stars out of 4 -- "The ensemble cast is strong....Entertaining and, ultimately, endearing."
Entertainment Weekly - 09/28/2007
"There's comfort to be had in the plot geometry of the photogenic adaptation of Karen Joy Fowler's 2004 best-seller." -- Grade: B
Empire - 10/19/2007
3 stars out of 5 -- "Emily Blunt steals the show, wonderful as bookish and buttoned-up 'Persuasion' lover Prudie."
Sight and Sound - 12/01/2007
"[I]t's a superior example of the genre, with high production values, a mostly sharp script and reasonably well-developed characters."
Los Angeles Times - 09/21/2007
"Swicord has a playful sense of humor and a good ear for dialogue..."
Ultimate DVD - 04/01/2008
3 stars out of 5 -- "[W]ith a charming cast....Encompassing timeless themes of love and friendship, this provides a welcome escape from the grey realities of life..."
Based On A Novel |
Theatrical Release |
- Theatrical Release: September 21, 2007