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An Education On general release from 30th October So rarely does a British film turn up with all its faculties at full voltage, feeling naturally cinematic and yet completely English, that Lone Scherfig’s An Education feels like that near contradiction in terms: a mainstream coup. This perceptive portrayal of a 1960s teenage girl swot’s seduction by a smooth-talking older man has all its creative upholstery beautifully fitted and finished, and it handles its coming-of-age theme with a genuine feel for its time and suburban locale. There’s a dazzling performance from Carey Mulligan as Jenny, managing the transition from…

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