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About a boy [videorecording] / 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.

Call number: DVD ABO
Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal, c2002.
Publication date: c2002.
Subject: Bachelors -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Title: About a boy [videorecording] / 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.
Title main entry: About a boy (Motion picture)
Edition: Widescreen version.
Physical description: 1 videodisc (101 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Performer note: Hugh Grant, Toni Collette, Rachel Weisz, Isabel Brook, Sharon Small, Victoria Smurfit, Nicholas Hoult.
Credits note: Director of photography, Remi Adefarasin ; editor, Nick Moore ; music, Badly Drawn Boy ; costume designer, Joanna Johnston ; production designer, Jim Clay.
Target audience note: MPAA rating: PG-13; brief strong language and some thematic elements.
Notes: 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.
DVD, Dolby surround, digitally recorded.
Closed-captioned.
Summary note: 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.
Genre: Comedy films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added author: Weitz, Chris, 1969-
Weitz, Paul, 1966-
Hedges, Peter.
Rosenthal, Jane, 1956-
De Niro, Robert.
Grant, Hugh.
Collette, Toni.
Weisz, Rachel, 1971-
Brook, Isabel.
Small, Sharon.
Smurfit, Victoria, 1974-
Hoult, Nicholas, 1989-
Adefarasin, Remi.
Hornby, Nick. About a boy.
Badly Drawn Boy.
Universal Pictures (Firm)
Studio Canal+.
Tribeca Productions.
Working Title Films.
ISBN: 0783268645
9780783268644
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1382247
Bib No.: 1382247

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