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Boy

Author: Taika WaititiAinsley GardinerCliff CurtisEmanuel MichaelJames RollestonAll authors
Publisher: New York : Kino Lorber, Inc., ©2013.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The year is 1984, and on the rural east coast of New Zealand Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' is changing kids' lives. 'Boy' is a dreamer who lives with his brother Rocky and his Nan. When Boy's father, Alamein, returns home after seven years away, Boy is forced to confront the man he thought he remembered, find his own potential, and learn to get along without the hero he had been looking for.
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Genre/Form: Comedy films
Coming-of-age films
Feature films
Fiction films
Motion pictures
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Taika Waititi; Ainsley Gardiner; Cliff Curtis; Emanuel Michael; James Rolleston; Te Aho Eketone-Whitu; Moerangi Tihore; Cherilee Martin; Whenua Films (Firm); New Zealand Film Production Fund.; Unison Films (Firm); New Zealand Film Commission.; NZ On Air.; New Zealand. Māori Broadcasting Funding Agency.; Kino Lorber, Inc.
OCLC Number: 845388371
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 2010.
Special features: the Academy Award nominated short Two cars, one night / by Taika Watiti ; interviews and B-roll footage; theatrical trailer.
Credits: Director of photography, Adam Clark ; editor, Chris Plummer ; music, Lukasz Buda, Samuel Scott, Conrad Wedde.
Cast: James Rolleston, Te Aho Eketone-Whitu, Taika Waititi, Moerangi Tihore, Cherilee Martin.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (88 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen presentation (1.85:1 aspect ratio); Dolby digital 5.1 or 2.0.
Other Titles: Two cars, one night.
Responsibility: Whenua Films and The New Zealand Film Production Fund ; Unison Films, in association with The New Zealand Film Commission, New Zealand on Air, Te Mangai Paho present ; a film by Taika Waititi ; written and directed by Taika Waititi ; produced by Ainsley Gardiner, Cliff Curtis, Emanuel Michael.

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The year is 1984, and on the rural east coast of New Zealand Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' is changing kids' lives. 'Boy' is a dreamer who lives with his brother Rocky and his Nan. When Boy's father, Alamein, returns home after seven years away, Boy is forced to confront the man he thought he remembered, find his own potential, and learn to get along without the hero he had been looking for.

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