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Member Screening: AUSTENLAND 8/15 at 6:30pm



Dear members,

 

Cinema/Chicago and Roadside Attractions cordially invite members to an exclusive advance screening of AUSTENLAND on Thursday, August 15 at 6:30pm at AMC River East 21.

 

Please RSVP with your name and membership # to membership@chicagofilmfestival.com

 

Please arrive early (recommend 30-45 minutes early) as seating is on a first-come, first-served basis and is limited to theater capacity.

Theater is overbooked to ensure a full house. Admission is not guaranteed.

 

To view the film's trailer, click here.

 

Film synopsis:

“AUSTENLAND” is a romantic comedy about 30-something, single Jane Hayes (Keri Russell), a seemingly normal young woman with a secret: her obsession with all things Jane Austen. But when she decides to spend her life savings on a trip to an English resort catering to Austen crazed women, Jane’s fantasies of meeting the perfect Regency era gentleman suddenly become more real than she ever could have imagined. Based on the novel by Shannon Hale (who also co-wrote the script), the film was written and directed by Jerusha Hess (writer, Napoleon Dynamite) and produced by Stephenie Meyer’s Fickle Fish Films.

 

In theaters nationwide August 23, 2013.

 

Director: Jerusha Hess

Cast: Keri Russell, JJ Field, Bret McKenzie, Jennifer Coolidge, James Callis and Jane Seymour

MPAA rating: Rated PG-13 

Run time: 97 minutes