Director Lone Scherfig Exclusive Video Interview AN EDUCATION

     October 5, 2009

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Opening this Friday is a fantastic film called “An Education”. The movie was written by Nick Hornby and it’s based on the memoir by Lynn Barber. Anyway, it’s a coming-of-age story about a teenage girl (Carey Mulligan) in 1960s suburban London and how her life changes after meeting a man nearly twice her age (Peter Sarsgaard). While the entire cast was great, Carey Mulligan’s performance was another level. Her work is exceptional and I think she’s a lock for getting nominated come awards season. Anyway, I recently say down with director Lone Scherfig and we talked about the challenges of making the movie and a lot more. Watch the interview after the jump:

Finally, click here for a review of “An Education” and here’s some clips from the film.

Lone Scherfig

  • How is the press day going. Does it get old hearing so much praise for her work
  • How hard was it to get financing
  • Did things change as the project was being made versus what was originally scripted
  • We talk about the car scene in the rain where Peter and Carey first meet
  • What will be her next project. Says she is writing two scripts. One for her and one for someone else
  • What will be on the DVD/Blu-ray

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