An Education

The screenplay for this movie was written by Nick Hornby who is one of the my favourite authors – he of the ‘About a Boy’ and ‘High Fidelity’ fame. This is a movie ultimately about the coming of age of an extremely bright 16 year old girl, Jenny, in a suburb of London in the early 1960s. There is, for me, a certain creep factor when our main characters meet. I mean who really gets into a car with a complete stranger especially one who is obviously quite a bit older and apparently financially successful (evidenced by the expensive sports car he’s driving). Continue reading “An Education”