skip to content
Boy Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Boy

Author: Taika WaititiAinsley GardinerCliff CurtisEmanuel MichaelJames RollestonAll authors
Publisher: [Australia] : Universal Studios, 2010.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : PAL color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
It's 1984, and Michael Jackson is king-even in Waihau Bay, New Zealand. Here we meet Boy, an 11-year-old who lives on a farm with his gran, a goat, and his younger brother, Rocky (who thinks he has magic powers). Shortly after Gran leaves for a week, Boy's father, Alamein, appears out of the blue. Having imagined a heroic version of his father during his absence, Boy comes face to face with the real version-an  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: DVD
DVDs
DVD-Film
Drama
Feature films
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Taika Waititi; Ainsley Gardiner; Cliff Curtis; Emanuel Michael; James Rolleston; Te Aho Eketone-Whitu; Adam Clark; Phoenix Foundation (Musical group); Whenua Films (Firm); New Zealand Film Commission.; Unison Films (Firm); Universal Pictures (Firm)
OCLC Number: 662206184
Language Note: In English; English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired.
Notes: Videodisc release of the 2010 motion picture.
Special features: audio commentary with director Taika Waititi and cast member Alamein; Theatrical trailer.
Credits: Director of photography, Adam Clark; music, The Phoenix Foundation.
Cast: James Rolleston, Te Aho Eketone-Whitu, Taika Waititi.
Target Audience: Rated M: suitable for mature audiences 16 years and over. Contains drug use & offensive language.
Description: 1 videodisc (113 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-Video ; region 2, 4 ; PAL ; anamorphic widescreen. 1.78:1 ; Dolby digital 5.1, stereo 2.0.
Contents: Special features: audio commentary with director Taika Waititi and cast member Alamein; Theatrical trailer.
Responsibility: Whenua Films, the New Zealand Film Production Fund, Unison Films in association with the New Zealand Film Commission, New Zealand on Air, Te Mangai Paho present ; produced by Ainsley Gardiner, Cliff Curtis and Emanuel Michael ; written and directed by Taika Waititi.

Abstract:

It's 1984, and Michael Jackson is king-even in Waihau Bay, New Zealand. Here we meet Boy, an 11-year-old who lives on a farm with his gran, a goat, and his younger brother, Rocky (who thinks he has magic powers). Shortly after Gran leaves for a week, Boy's father, Alamein, appears out of the blue. Having imagined a heroic version of his father during his absence, Boy comes face to face with the real version-an incompetent hoodlum who has returned to find a bag of money he buried years before. This is where the goat enters.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/662206184> # Boy
    a bgn:DVD, schema:CreativeWork, schema:Movie ;
    library:oclcnum "662206184" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4914717859#Place/australia> ; # Australia
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/at> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1738484> ; # Extended families
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/B/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4914717859#Topic/fathers_and_sons> ; # Fathers and sons
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204542> ; # New Zealand.
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1008566> ; # Maori (New Zealand people)
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4914717859#Topic/extended_families_new_zealand> ; # Extended families--New Zealand
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/921899> ; # Fathers and sons
    schema:contentRating "Rated M: suitable for mature audiences 16 years and over. Contains drug use & offensive language." ;
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/128737942> ; # New Zealand Film Commission.
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/187099197> ; # Phoenix Foundation (Musical group)
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/246335982> ; # Ainsley Gardiner
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/71693684> ; # Cliff Curtis
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/29057264> ; # Taika Waititi
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/221177473> ; # Unison Films (Firm)
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/299378326> ; # Te Aho Eketone-Whitu
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/84147095001225080444> ; # James Rolleston
    schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4914717859#Person/clark_adam> ; # Adam Clark
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/307443571> ; # Emanuel Michael
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/132283877> ; # Universal Pictures (Firm)
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/305374862> ; # Whenua Films (Firm)
    schema:datePublished "2008" ;
    schema:datePublished "2010" ;
    schema:description "It's 1984, and Michael Jackson is king-even in Waihau Bay, New Zealand. Here we meet Boy, an 11-year-old who lives on a farm with his gran, a goat, and his younger brother, Rocky (who thinks he has magic powers). Shortly after Gran leaves for a week, Boy's father, Alamein, appears out of the blue. Having imagined a heroic version of his father during his absence, Boy comes face to face with the real version-an incompetent hoodlum who has returned to find a bag of money he buried years before. This is where the goat enters."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/4914717859> ;
    schema:genre "DVD"@en ;
    schema:genre "Drama"@en ;
    schema:genre "Feature films"@en ;
    schema:genre "DVD-Film"@en ;
    schema:genre "Video recordings for the hearing impaired"@en ;
    schema:genre "Fiction films"@en ;
    schema:genre "DVDs"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "Boy"@en ;
    schema:productID "662206184" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/662206184#PublicationEvent/australia_universal_studios_2010> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4914717859#Agent/universal_studios> ; # Universal Studios
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/662206184> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4914717859#Agent/universal_studios> # Universal Studios
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Universal Studios" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4914717859#Person/clark_adam> # Adam Clark
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Clark" ;
    schema:givenName "Adam" ;
    schema:name "Adam Clark" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1008566> # Maori (New Zealand people)
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Maori (New Zealand people)"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204542> # New Zealand.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New Zealand." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1738484> # Extended families
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Extended families"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/921899> # Fathers and sons
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Fathers and sons"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/128737942> # New Zealand Film Commission.
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "New Zealand Film Commission." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/132283877> # Universal Pictures (Firm)
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "Universal Pictures (Firm)" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/187099197> # Phoenix Foundation (Musical group)
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "Phoenix Foundation (Musical group)" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/221177473> # Unison Films (Firm)
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "Unison Films (Firm)" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/246335982> # Ainsley Gardiner
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Gardiner" ;
    schema:givenName "Ainsley" ;
    schema:name "Ainsley Gardiner" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/29057264> # Taika Waititi
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Waititi" ;
    schema:givenName "Taika" ;
    schema:name "Taika Waititi" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/299378326> # Te Aho Eketone-Whitu
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Eketone-Whitu" ;
    schema:givenName "Te Aho" ;
    schema:name "Te Aho Eketone-Whitu" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/305374862> # Whenua Films (Firm)
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "Whenua Films (Firm)" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/307443571> # Emanuel Michael
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Michael" ;
    schema:givenName "Emanuel" ;
    schema:name "Emanuel Michael" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/71693684> # Cliff Curtis
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1968" ;
    schema:familyName "Curtis" ;
    schema:givenName "Cliff" ;
    schema:name "Cliff Curtis" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/84147095001225080444> # James Rolleston
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Rolleston" ;
    schema:givenName "James" ;
    schema:name "James Rolleston" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.