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Uniform Title History boys (Motion picture)
Title The history boys [videorecording] / Fox Searchlight Pictures and DNA Films and BBC Two Films present, in association with the UK Film Council ; a National Theatre production ; produced by Nicholas Hytner, Damian Jones, Kevin Loader ; screenplay by Alan Bennett ; directed by Nicholas Hytner.

Imprint Beverly Hills, Calif. : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2007]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    HIS    Available
 PAS Hastings Branch DVD    HIS    Available
Edition Widescreen ed.
Description 1 videodisc (112 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Based on the play by Alan Bennett.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2006.
Special features: Commentary by director Nicholas Hytner and writer Alan Bennett; "History boys around the world: tour diaries" featurette; "Pass it on": 'The history boys' on screen" featurette; theatrical trailers.
Credits Director of photography, Andrew Dunn ; editor, John Wilson ; music, George Fenton ; costume designer, Justine Luxton ; production designer, John Beard.
Cast Richard Griffiths, Frances de la Tour, Stephen Campbell Moore, Clive Merrison.
Summary Centers around eight boisterous-yet-talented schoolboys hoping to gain admittance to England's most prestigious universities. They are aided in their quest by two teachers, a shrewd young upstart and an inspiring old eccentric, whose opposing philosophies challenge the boys to confront the true meaning of education and the relative values of happiness and success.
Audience MPAA rating: R; for language and sexual content.
System Details DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language Closed-captioned.
English or dubbed Spanish dialogue, optional English, French or Spanish subtitles.
Subject Teacher-student relationships -- Drama
Education -- Drama.
Boarding schools -- Drama
Universidades -- Inglaterra -- Teatro.
Estudiantes -- Inglaterra -- Teatro.
England -- Drama
Genre/Form Comedy films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Griffiths, Richard, 1947-2013- Actor.
De la Tour, Frances, 1944- Actor.
Moore, Stephen Campbell Actor.
Merrison, Clive. Actor.
Hytner, Nicholas Producer. Director.
Jones, Damian, 1964- Producer.
Loader, Kevin Producer.
Bennett, Alan, 1934- Screenwriter.
Fox Searchlight Pictures
DNA Films.
BBC Two Films.
UK Film Council.
National Theatre (Great Britain)
Standard No. 024543425199 50
Music No. 2242519 Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment

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