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The history boys

Author: Richard GriffithsFrances De la TourStephen Campbell MooreClive MerrisonNicholas HytnerAll authors
Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2007.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Widescreen edView all editions and formats
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Centers around eight boisterous-yet-talented schoolboys hoping to gain admittance to England's most prestigious universities. They are aided on their quest by two teachers, a shrewd young upstart and an inspiring old eccentric, whose opposing philosophies challenge the boys to confront the true meaning of education and the relative values of happiness and success.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Feature films
Comedy films
Films for the hearing impaired
Comedy
Teatro
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Griffiths; Frances De la Tour; Stephen Campbell Moore; Clive Merrison; Nicholas Hytner; Damian Jones; Kevin Loader; Alan Bennett; Fox Searchlight Pictures.; DNA Films.; BBC Two Films.; UK Film Council.; National Theatre (Great Britain)
OCLC Number: 83599792
Language Note: Closed-captioned; dialogue in English (Dolby 5.1 Surround) or Spanish (Dolby Surround) with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish.
Notes: Based on the play by Alan Bennett.
Special features: Commentary by director Nicholas Hytner and writer Alan Bennett; "History boys around the world: tour diaries" featurette; "Pass it on": 'The history boys' on screen" featurette; theatrical trailers.
Credits: Director of photography, Andrew Dunn ; editor, John Wilson ; music, George Fenton ; costume designer, Justine Luxton ; production designer, John Beard.
Cast: Richard Griffiths, Frances de la Tour, Stephen Campbell Moore, Clive Merrison.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R; for language and sexual content.
Description: 1 videodisc (112 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; region 1; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation.
Other Titles: History boys (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Fox Searchlight Pictures and DNA Films and BBC Two Films present in association with the UK Film Council ; a National Theatre production ; produced by Nicholas Hytner, Damian Jones, Kevin Loader ; screenplay by Alan Bennett ; directed by Nicholas Hytner.

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Centers around eight boisterous-yet-talented schoolboys hoping to gain admittance to England's most prestigious universities. They are aided on their quest by two teachers, a shrewd young upstart and an inspiring old eccentric, whose opposing philosophies challenge the boys to confront the true meaning of education and the relative values of happiness and success.

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