Austenland


Austenland
A rom-com about a young woman who has been obsessed with the characters in Jane Austen's novels all her life. She saves up to spend a weekend at an Austen-themed getaway, but her meagre saving relegate her to the servant's quarters, which is not where she thought she belongs. However there are one or two elligible young men to investigate... but a weekend is so short...

100 minutes.
Parental Guidance 10-12.
Comedy, Romance, On the art circuit

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Credits

Cast
Keri Russell, JJ Feild, Jennifer Coolidge, Bret McKenzie, Georgia King, James Callis, Jane Seymour
Director
Jerusha Hess
ScreenplayJerusha Hess, Shannon Hale, from her novel
MusicIlan Eshkeri
CinematographyLarry Smith
EditingNick Fenton
Sound formatsDolby Digital
SoundtrackAvailable
SA distributorSter-Kinekor
Made in2013
Produced byFickle Fish Films, Moxie Pictures

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreComedy, romance
LanguageInfrequent with mild impact
NudityNone
SexInfrequent scenes of affection
ViolenceInfrequent, comedic context
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyInfrequent
Drug abuseInfrequent, implied discreetly
CommentsThe film contains more complex and mature themes. Children under the age of 10 may find it confusing, distressing or upsetting as themes are dealing with pride, secrets, fantasy, romance, obsession, life, love and truth.
These details are supplied by the FPB. If you have a problem with any of the above, please take it up directly with the FPB. Read the Classification Guidelines.

USA MPAA rating

PG: Parental Guidance SuggestedRated PG-13 for some suggestive content and innuendo
Runtime97
USA version is usually but not always the same as South African release. Versions released on streaming or DVD, Blu-ray or Video may also differ.


CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)

Suggested age limit
12 +
Positive messages
3
Positive role models
3
Violence
2
Sex
2
Language
1
Consumerism
0
Drinking, drugs, smoking
1

Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Stephanie Merry quote iconJane Austen as a checklist of plot points.
5
Metacritic.com
32 critics
8
Rottentomatoes critics
98 critics
10
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconDespite an intriguing premise and fine performances from a talented cast, Austenland succumbs to outworn romcom cliches and slapstick gags.
6
Movie Review Query Engine
MRQE critics quote icon
10
CommonSenseMedia
Staff evaluation
10

What the People say

Internet
1042 Netizens quote iconHilarious, entertaining, over-the-top!
12

Average .. 44%

9

Trailer






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