The Resource About a boy, 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, (videorecording)

About a boy, 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, (videorecording)

Label
About a boy
Title
About a boy
Statement of 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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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
TEF
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Remi Adefarasin ; editor, Nick Moore ; music, Badly Drawn Boy ; costume designer, Joanna Johnston ; production designer, Jim Clay
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; brief strong language and some thematic elements
Language note
Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.A156 2002
PerformerNote
Hugh Grant, Toni Collette, Rachel Weisz, Isabel Brook, Sharon Small, Victoria Smurfit, Nicholas Hoult
Runtime
101
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
About a boy, 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, (videorecording)
Label
About a boy, 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, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book by Nick Hornby
  • Special features: English to English dictionary!; "Killing me softly" sing-along karaoke style; "Santa's super sleigh": lyrics to the entire song; deleted scenes with director's comments; "Making-of" featurette; how cool are you? quiz; hilarious outtakes; exciting music videos
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Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm50700407
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Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
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Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (101 min.)
Isbn
9780783268644
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Widescreen edition
Other control number
025192197925
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
21979
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)50700407
System details
DVD, Dolby surround, digitally recorded
Video recording format
DVD

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