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The Resource About a boy, Universal Pictures and Studio Canal present a Tribeca/Working Title production, a Paul Weitz and Chris Weitz film ; producers, Jane Rosenthal, Robert De Niro, Brad Epstein, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner ; screenplay writers, Peter Hedges, Chris Weitz, Paul Weitz ; directors, Paul Weitz, Chris Weitz, (DVD)

About a boy, Universal Pictures and Studio Canal present a Tribeca/Working Title production, a Paul Weitz and Chris Weitz film ; producers, Jane Rosenthal, Robert De Niro, Brad Epstein, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner ; screenplay writers, Peter Hedges, Chris Weitz, Paul Weitz ; directors, Paul Weitz, Chris Weitz, (DVD)

Label
About a boy
Title
About a boy
Statement of responsibility
Universal Pictures and Studio Canal present a Tribeca/Working Title production, a Paul Weitz and Chris Weitz film ; producers, Jane Rosenthal, Robert De Niro, Brad Epstein, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner ; screenplay writers, Peter Hedges, Chris Weitz, Paul Weitz ; directors, Paul Weitz, Chris Weitz
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
Will is a good-looking, smooth-talking bachelor whose primary goal in life is to avoid any kind of responsibility. So he decides to invent an imaginary son in order to meet attractive single moms. Will gets a lesson about life from a bright but hopelessly geeky 12-year-old named Marcus. Now, as Will struggles to teach Marcus the art of being cool, Marcus teaches Will that you are never too cool to grow up
Member of
Characteristic
videorecording
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About a boy (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, Remi Adefarasin ; editor, Nick Moore ; music, Badly Drawn Boy ; costume designer, Joanna Johnston ; production designer, Jim Clay
Language note
Includes Spanish and French dubbed versions and subtitles in English and Spanish
PerformerNote
Hugh Grant, Toni Collette, Rachel Weisz, Isabel Brook, Sharon Small, Victoria Smurfit, Nicholas Hoult
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1957-
  • 1970-
  • 1966-
  • 1971-
  • 1974-
  • 1990-
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  • Rosenthal, Jane
  • De Niro, Robert
  • Epstein, Brad
  • Bevan, Tim
  • Fellner, Eric
  • Hedges, Peter
  • Weitz, Chris
  • Weitz, Paul
  • Grant, Hugh
  • Collette, Toni
  • Weisz, Rachel
  • Brook, Isabel
  • Small, Sharon
  • Smurfit, Victoria
  • Hoult, Nicholas
  • Adefarasin, Remi
  • Moore, Nick
  • Badly Drawn Boy
  • Johnston, Joanna
  • Clay, Jim
  • Hornby, Nick
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
  • Studio Canal+
  • Tribeca Productions
  • Working Title Films
Runtime
101
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  • Bachelors
  • Man-woman relationships
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
About a boy, Universal Pictures and Studio Canal present a Tribeca/Working Title production, a Paul Weitz and Chris Weitz film ; producers, Jane Rosenthal, Robert De Niro, Brad Epstein, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner ; screenplay writers, Peter Hedges, Chris Weitz, Paul Weitz ; directors, Paul Weitz, Chris Weitz, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • MPAA rating: PG-13; brief strong language and some thematic elements
  • Based on the book by Nick Hornby
  • Special features: English to English dictionary!; "Killing me softly" sing-along karaoke style; "Santa's super sleigh": lyrics to the entire song; deleted scenes with director's comments; "Making-of" featurette; how cool are you? quiz; hilarious outtakes; exciting music videos
Control code
ocm50700453
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Edition
Full screen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (101 min.)
Isbn
9780783274478
Isbn Type
(Full screen)
Other control number
025192245220
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
22452
System control number
(Sirsi) ACZ-3619
System details
DVD, Dolby surround, digitally recorded
Label
About a boy, Universal Pictures and Studio Canal present a Tribeca/Working Title production, a Paul Weitz and Chris Weitz film ; producers, Jane Rosenthal, Robert De Niro, Brad Epstein, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner ; screenplay writers, Peter Hedges, Chris Weitz, Paul Weitz ; directors, Paul Weitz, Chris Weitz, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • MPAA rating: PG-13; brief strong language and some thematic elements
  • Based on the book by Nick Hornby
  • Special features: English to English dictionary!; "Killing me softly" sing-along karaoke style; "Santa's super sleigh": lyrics to the entire song; deleted scenes with director's comments; "Making-of" featurette; how cool are you? quiz; hilarious outtakes; exciting music videos
Control code
ocm50700453
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Edition
Full screen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (101 min.)
Isbn
9780783274478
Isbn Type
(Full screen)
Other control number
025192245220
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
22452
System control number
(Sirsi) ACZ-3619
System details
DVD, Dolby surround, digitally recorded

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