- Country:UK, USA
- Time:1h 40min
- Director:Lone Scherfig
- Stars:Carey Mulligan, Peter Sarsgaard, Alfred Molina .....
In the early 1960s, sixteen year old Jenny Mellor lives with her parents in the London suburb of Twickenham. On her fathers wishes, everything that Jenny does is in the sole pursuit of being accepted into Oxford, as he wants her to have a better life than he. Jenny is bright, pretty, hard working but also naturally gifted. The only problems her father may perceive in her life is her issue with learning Latin, and her dating a boy named Graham, who is nice but socially awkward. Jennys life changes after she meets David Goldman, a man over twice her age. David goes out of his way to show Jenny and her family that his interest in her is not improper and that he wants solely to expose her to cultural activities which she enjoys. Jenny quickly gets accustomed to the life to which David and his constant companions, Danny and Helen, have shown her, and Jenny and Davids relationship does move into becoming a romantic one. However, Jenny slowly learns more about David, and by association ...