About a boy


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Universal City, CA : Universal, [2002].
Widescreen version.


General Note
Based on the book by Nick Hornby.
General Note
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.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Remi Adefarasin ; editor, Nick Moore ; music, Badly Drawn Boy ; costume designer, Joanna Johnston ; production designer, Jim Clay.
Hugh Grant, Toni Collette, Rachel Weisz, Isabel Brook, Sharon Small, Victoria Smurfit, Nicholas Hoult.
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.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: Rated PG-13; brief strong language and some thematic elements.
System Details
DVD, Dolby surround, digitally recorded.
English and French soundtracks; English and Spanish subtitles.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Rosenthal, J., De Niro, R., Epstein, B. M., Bevan, T., Fellner, E., Hedges, P., Weitz, C., Weitz, P., Grant, H., Collette, T., Weisz, R., Brook, I., Small, S., Smurfit, V., Hoult, N., Adefarasin, R., Moore, N., Badly Drawn Boy., Johnston, J., Clay, J., & Hornby, N. (2002). About a boy (Widescreen version.). Universal.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Jane Rosenthal et al.. 2002. About a Boy. Universal.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Jane Rosenthal et al.. About a Boy Universal, 2002.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Rosenthal, Jane, et al. About a Boy Widescreen version., Universal, 2002.

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