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6,203 Ratings

An Education

Directed by Lone Scherfig
United Kingdom, United States, 2009
Romance, Drama


London, 1961. Bright, assiduous Jenny, 16, fantasises about a more refined life. Her path takes a turn, however, when she meets David, an older man who seems to embody her every fantasy. He soon introduces Jenny to his own brand of education: art auctions, smoky clubs, and late-night dinners.

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An Education Directed by Lone Scherfig

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

2010 | 3 nominations including: Best Motion Picture of the Year

Sundance Film Festival

2009 | 2 wins including: World Cinema - Dramatic (Audience Award)

Independent Spirit Awards

2010 | Winner: Best Foreign Film

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