• Publication date: May 24, 2013

The Jane Austen Book Club

When Sylvia's husband dumps her for another woman, her friends and daughter organize a book club where very week they read and discuss one of Jane Austen's six novels. Amazingly, somehow Jane Austen's heroine's resonate with the six Californian club members and they find themselves drawing parallels between the novels and what is taking place in their own lives...

Program data

Duration: 120

Production Year: 2007

MBC Max:

May 31, 2016 22:00 (KSA) ~ May 31, 2016 21:00 (CLT)

(mbc.net) When Sylvia (Amy Brenneman)'s husband dumps her for another woman, her friends Bernadette (Kathy Baker) and Jocelyn (MAria Bello), and Sylvia's daughter Allegra (Maggie Grave), along with Prudie (Emily Blunt)- a young teacher whose marriage is going through turbulence- as well as Grigg (Hugh Dancy), a sci-fi fan who joins out of his attraction for Jocelyn, all get together to organize a book club- The Jane Austen Book Club; where very week they read and discuss one of Jane Austen's six novels.

 Amazingly, somehow Jane Austen's heroine's resonate with the six Californian club members and they find themselves drawing parallels between the novels and what is taking place in their own lives...

Starring:

  • Maria Bello
  • Emily Blunt
  • Kathy Baker
  • Amy Brenneman
  • Maggie Grace
  • Hugh Dancy
  • Kevin Zegers
  • Marc Blucas
  • Jimmy Smits
  • Lynn Redgrave

Directed by:  Robin Swicord

Rating:  PG-13 for mature thematic material, sexual content, brief strong language and some drug use.