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About a boy

Author: Jane RosenthalRobert De NiroBrad EpsteinTim BevanEric FellnerAll authors
Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Comedy films
Drama
Films for the hearing impaired
Videocassettes
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Rosenthal; Robert De Niro; Brad Epstein; Tim Bevan; Eric Fellner; Peter Hedges; Chris Weitz; Paul Weitz; Hugh Grant; Toni Collette; Rachel Weisz; Isabel Brook; Sharon Small; Victoria Smurfit; Nicholas Hoult; Remi Adefarasin; Nick Moore; Joanna Johnston; Jim Clay; Nick Hornby; Badly Drawn Boy.; Universal Pictures (Firm); Studio Canal+.; Tribeca Productions.; Working Title Films.
ISBN: 0783268637 9780783268637 0783271840 9780783271842
OCLC Number: 50700338
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Based on the book by Nick Hornby.
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.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13; brief strong language and some thematic elements.
Description: 1 videocassette (101 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: About a boy (Motion picture)
Responsibility: 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.

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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.

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