Austenland

Austenland

Blu-ray Disc - 2014
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Jane Hayes's adoration of all things Jane Austen is complicating her love life. Determined to be the heroine of her own story, Jane spends her life savings on a trip to Austenland, an eccentric Austen-inspired resort, where she meets two very different gentlemen...but has a difficult time determining where fantasy ends and real life, and maybe even love, begins.
Publisher: [United States] : Sony Pictures Classics, 2014.
Edition: Blu-ray ed.
Branch Call Number: AUST
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 97 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.

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AL_KATI Jun 19, 2017

Keri Russell is spot-on perfect for this role. If you're not very familiar with (or a fan of) the works of Jane Austen, you might find this a bit air-headed, but I adore this movie.

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ebhurst
May 30, 2017

Agreeing with previous comments, it is pretty cheesy. But if you are an Austenite, this is a good ending guaranteed kind of movie and pretty funny!

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Telingro
Mar 17, 2017

I know this is a bit cheesy, and like a mixture of Nanny McPhee and The Princess Bride— but that doesn't matter! It was fun, funny, and charming. I loved it!

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MelissaKok
Feb 09, 2017

I loved this movie and have watched it more then once. Yes, it is cheesy, a chick flick and predictable- but light hearted and fun!

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olaffrost
Feb 08, 2017

I found it pleasing with somewhat low key humour and very few errors or annoyances that can be so common in most films.

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josiehann
Oct 17, 2016

Interesting idea (to someone who loves Austen), but poorly executed. My biggest complaint is about the situations of sexual misconduct, assault, and harassment and how they were dealt with: covered up, ignored, and given "happy endings." Not at all acceptable.

cmlibrary_canderson Jan 12, 2016

As light as a sugar cookie, and about as substantial. Gets off a a rocky start, but about halfway through, the actors find their footing and the movie becomes more enjoyable.

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iluvpaul
Sep 13, 2015

Kept on watching this movie, until half-way through then I gave-up.
Over-acting done here - It would have been better, if the plot had not been so predictable and Jenniifer Coolidge was taking the main lead all the time. Lost in Austen is far better than this. I hate it when the Americans try to talk British and do it so unconvincingly! I The only thing I liked was when you saw all the staff taking a break using modern-day technology!

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BoogerBot
May 06, 2015

Loved all of the actors in this movie. Really well written. Very funny. Some really beautiful slo-mo scenes

mstw Mar 12, 2015

I loved this movie. Admittedly the book was WAAAY better. But it had fun bits in it. Well done Sony Pictures Classics, well done

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M_ALCOTT Jul 08, 2015

[During a game of croquet, Mr. Nobley and Ms. Jane Hayes/Erstwhile get into an argument.]

Mr. Henry Nobley: "Perhaps I don't find the conversation of women to be...stimulating."

[Nobley takes a shot]

Ms. Jane Hayes/Erstwhile: "Oh, I can't imagine why you're still single."

Mr. Henry Nobley: "I don't see a ring on your finger."

Captain George East: [objects] "Nobley!"

Ms. Jane Hayes/Erstwhile: [to Capt. East] "No. No. It's alright. I...I asked for it."

Ms. Jane Hayes/Erstwhile: [to Mr. Nobley] "I'm single because apparently the ONLY good men are fictional."

Colonel Andrews: "Touche'."

Mr. Henry Nobley: "Oh. You think there's any good women out there? [huffs] No. No. No. They profess honesty and fidelity...and while you're away lecturing in Switzerland, they run off to Brazil with your mate."

Ms. Elizabeth Charming: [yells at Nobley] "Get on with the game you old windbag!"

[Nobley takes another forceful shot]

M_ALCOTT Jul 08, 2015

Mr. Henry Nobley: [to Jane] "Any father would be delighted to have a ninja as a daughter."

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Jan 15, 2015

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