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Uniform Title About a boy (Motion picture)
Title About a boy [videorecording] / Universal Pictures and Studio Canal present ; a Tribeca, Working Title production ; a Paul Weitz and Chris Weitz film ; produced by Jane Rosenthal ... [et al.] ; screenplay written by Peter Hedges, Chris Weitz and Paul Weitz ; directed by Paul Weitz and Chris Weitz.

Imprint Universal City, CA : Universal, [2002].


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Edition [Widescreen ed.]
Description 1 videodisc (1 hr., 42 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Based on the book by Nick Hornby.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2002.
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.
Credits Director of photography, Remi Adefarasin ; editor, Nick Moore ; music, Badly Drawn Boy ; costume designer, Joanna Johnston ; production designer, Jim Clay.
Cast Hugh Grant, Toni Collette, Rachel Weisz, Isabel Brook, Sharon Small, Victoria Smurfit, Nicholas Hoult.
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.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13; brief strong language and some thematic elements.
System Details DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language English or dubbed French dialogue, optional Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned.
Subject Bachelors -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama
Genre/Form Romantic comedy films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Weitz, Chris, 1969-
Weitz, Paul, 1966-
Grant, Hugh.
Collette, Toni
Weisz, Rachel, 1971-
Brook, Isabel.
Small, Sharon
Smurfit, Victoria, 1974-
Hoult, Nicholas, 1989-
Hornby, Nick. About a boy.
Universal Pictures (Firm)
Studio Canal+.
Tribeca Productions.
Working Title Films
ISBN 0783268645
Standard No. 025192197925
Music No. 21979 Universal

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