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Quotation: Charles Dickens on liberal education

I have been, as the phrase is, liberally educated, and am fit for nothing.

Charles Dickens (1812-1870) Discuss


Danza Española #6 Ensamble de Guitarras EIA3 INBA, 30 Marzo 2012

Danza Española #6 (Enrique Granados) Ensamble de Guitarras EIA3 INBA, 30 Marzo 2012
Conjuntos Instrumentales I y II:
Emmanuel Martínez, José Luna, Octavio Cruz, Aldo Chávez, Bruno Jiménez, Edgar Trejo, Daniel Trejo, Martín Ortega, Ricardo Soto
Clase del Profesor: Fernando Cornejo López


On a Lighter Tone:Juno Soundtrack – Anyone Else But You by The Moldy Peaches (Lyrics)


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This article is about the 2007 film. For other uses, see Juno.

Theatrical release poster
Directed by Jason Reitman
Produced by John Malkovich
Lianne Halfon
Mason Novick
Russell Smith
Written by Diablo Cody
Starring Ellen Page
Michael Cera
Jennifer Garner
Jason Bateman
Allison Janney
J. K. Simmons
Olivia Thirlby
Music by Mateo Messina
Cinematography Eric Steelberg
Editing by Dana E. Glauberman
Studio Mandate Pictures
Mr. Mudd
Distributed by Fox Searchlight Pictures
Release date(s)
  • September 1, 2007(Telluride)
  • December 5, 2007
Running time 96 minutes
Country Canada
United States
Language English
Budget $6.5[1]–$7 million[2]
Box office $231,411,584[3]

Juno is a 2007 comedy-drama film directed by Jason Reitman and written by Diablo CodyEllen Page stars as the title character, an independent-minded teenager confronting an unplanned pregnancy and the subsequent events that put pressures of adult life onto her. Michael CeraOlivia ThirlbyJ. K. SimmonsAllison JanneyJennifer Garner, and Jason Bateman also star. Filming spanned from early February to March 2007 in Vancouver, British Columbia. It premiered on September 8 at the 2007 Toronto International Film Festival, receiving a standing ovation.

Juno won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay and earned three other Oscar nominations, including Best Picture and Best Actress for Page. The film’s soundtrack, featuring several songs performed by Kimya Dawson in various guises, was the first chart-topping soundtrack since Dreamgirls and 20th Century Fox’s first number one soundtrack since Titanic. Juno earned back its initial budget of $6.5 million in twenty days, the first nineteen of which were when the film was in limited release.[4] It went on to earn $231 million. Juno received positive reviews from critics, many of whom placed the film on their top ten lists for the year. It has received criticism and praise from members of the pro-life and pro-choice communities regarding its treatment of abortion.