About a boy
|Language and/or Subtitles:||English|
|Availability:||Available at 7 Libraries 7 of 11 copies|
A bachelor claims to have a son to attract single moms. He enlists a bright 12-year-old geek to be his son, and as he tries to teach him to be cool, the boy teaches him that you're never too old to grow up.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
|Publisher|| Universal City, CA :Universal,2002
|Other Titles|| About a boy.
Hedges, Peter, screenwriter.
Weitz, Chris, 1969- screenwriter, director.
Weitz, Paul, 1966- screenwriter, director.
Weisz, Rachel, 1970-
Hoult, Nicholas, 1989-
Badly Drawn Boy, composer.
Hornby, Nick. About a boy.
Universal Pictures (Firm), production company, publisher.
Studio Canal+, production company.
Tribeca Productions, production company.
Working Title Films, production company.
Hugh Grant, Toni Collette, Rachel Weisz, Nicholas Hoult.
Director of photography, Remi Adefarasin; editor, Nick Moore; music, Badly Drawn Boy.
MPAA rating: PG-13; for brief strong language and some thematic elements.
In English, Spanish or French; with optional Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Title from container.
Based on the book by Nick Hornby.
Special features: Heated deleted scenes; 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 --"Making-of" featurette; English to English dictionary; DVD-ROM features.
DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; dual layer; Dolby 5.1 surround (English & French).
1 videodisc (101 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.