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About a boy [videorecording] / Universal Pictures and Studio Canal present a Tribeca/Working Title production, a Paul Weitz and Chris Weitz film ; screenplay writers, Peter Hedges, Chris Weitz, Paul Weitz ; producers, Jane Rosenthal ...[et al.] ; directors, Paul Weitz, Chris Weitz.

Edition:
Anamorphic widescreen.
Publication:
Universal City, CA : Universal, c2002.
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (101 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Hornby, Nick -- Film adaptations.
Bachelors -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Children of divorced parents -- England -- London -- Drama.
Single mothers -- England -- London -- Drama.
Boys -- England -- Drama.
Form/Genre:
Feature films.
Comedy films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Film adaptations.
Language:
In English and French with optional English or Spanish subtitle.
Closed-captioned.
System Details:
DVD; Dolby 5.1 surround; Region 1.
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.
Participant:
Hugh Grant, Toni Collette, Rachel Weisz, Isabel Brook, Sharon Small, Victoria Smurfit, Nicholas Hoult.
Credits:
Director of photography, Remi Adefarasin ; editor, Nick Moore ; music, Badly Drawn Boy.
Notes:
Based on the book by Nick Hornby.
Aspect artio 2.35 :1.
Special features: feature commentary with directors Chris Weitz and Paul Weitz; exciting music videos by Badly Drawn Boy; "Santa's super sleigh" lyrics to the entire song; spotlight on location: the making of "About a boy"; English to English dictionary.
Contributor:
Weitz, Chris, 1970- , Director, Producer, Screenwriter
Weitz, Paul, 1966- , Director, Producer, Screenwriter
Rosenthal, Jane, 1957- , Producer
Hedges, Peter. , Screenwriter
Grant, Hugh. , Actor
Collette, Toni. , Actor
Weisz, Rachel, 1971- , Actor
Badly Drawn Boy. , Composer
Hornby, Nick. , Author
Tribeca Productions. , Producer
Working Title Films. , Producer
Studio Canal+. , Producer
Universal Pictures (Firm). , Distributor
ISBN:
0783268645
OCLC:
50700407
Publisher Number:
025192197925
21979 Universal
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