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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 DVD (c2002.)
Description: 1 videodisc (101 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal, c2002.
10 of 11 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries). (Show all copies)
1 of 1 copy available at Gloucester.
0 current holds with 11 total copies.
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  • ISBN: 0783268645
  • Edition: Widescreen version.
General Note: Closed-captioned.
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.
Based on the book by Nick Hornby.
Creation/Production Credits: Director of photography, Remi Adefarasin ; editor, Nick Moore ; music, Badly Drawn Boy ; costume designer, Joanna Johnston ; production designer, Jim Clay.
Participant or Performer: 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.
Target Audience:
MPAA rating: PG-13; brief strong language and some thematic elements.
System Details:
DVD, Dolby surround, digitally recorded.
Authors: Rosenthal, Jane, 1957- (Added Author). De Niro, Robert. (Added Author). Epstein, Brad. (Added Author). Bevan, Tim. (Added Author). Fellner, Eric. (Added Author). Hedges, Peter. (Added Author). Weitz, Chris, 1970- (Added Author). Weitz, Paul, 1966- (Added Author). Grant, Hugh. (Added Author). Collette, Toni. (Added Author). Weisz, Rachel, 1971- (Added Author). Brook, Isabel. (Added Author). Small, Sharon. (Added Author). Smurfit, Victoria, 1974- (Added Author). Hoult, Nicholas, 1990- (Added Author). Adefarasin, Remi. (Added Author). Moore, Nick. (Added Author). Johnston, Joanna. (Added Author). Clay, Jim. (Added Author). Hornby, Nick. (Added Author). Badly Drawn Boy. (Added Author). Universal Pictures (Firm) (Added Author). Studio Canal+ (Added Author). Tribeca Productions. (Added Author). Working Title Films. (Added Author).
Citation: Rosenthal, Jane. "About a boy." Universal City, CA : Universal, 2002.
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