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The Resource About a boy, Universal Pictures and StudioCanal present ; a Tribeca/Working Title production ; produced by Jane Rosenthal, Robert De Niro, Brad Epstein ; produced by Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner ; screenplay by Peter Hedges and Chris Weitz & Paul Weitz ; directed by Paul Weitz and Chris Weitz, (videorecording DVD)

About a boy, Universal Pictures and StudioCanal present ; a Tribeca/Working Title production ; produced by Jane Rosenthal, Robert De Niro, Brad Epstein ; produced by Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner ; screenplay by Peter Hedges and Chris Weitz & Paul Weitz ; directed by Paul Weitz and Chris Weitz, (videorecording DVD)

Label
About a boy
Title
About a boy
Statement of responsibility
Universal Pictures and StudioCanal present ; a Tribeca/Working Title production ; produced by Jane Rosenthal, Robert De Niro, Brad Epstein ; produced by Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner ; screenplay by Peter Hedges and Chris Weitz & Paul Weitz ; directed by Paul Weitz and Chris Weitz
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Actor
Costume designer
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film producer
Presenter
Production company
Production designer
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
  • A bachelor claims to have a son to attract single moms. He enlists a bright 12-year-old geek to be his son, and as he tries to teach him to be cool, the boy teaches him that you're never too old to grow up
  • Brief strong language and some thematic elements
Member of
Cataloging source
TEF
Characteristic
videorecording
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  • About a boy (Motion picture)
  • About a boy (Motion picture)
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Credits note
Music by Badly Drawn Boy ; costume designer, Joanna Johnston ; editor, Nick Moore ; production designer, Jim Clay ; director of photography, Remi Adefarasin
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13
Language note
English or French dialogue; optional Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.A156 2002
PerformerNote
Hugh Grant, Toni Collette, Rachel Weisz, Isabel Brook, Sharon Small, Victoria Smurfit, Nicholas Hoult
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1956-
  • 1969-
  • 1966-
  • 1970-
  • 1967-
  • 1974-
  • 1989-
  • 1948-
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  • Rosenthal, Jane
  • De Niro, Robert
  • Epstein, Brad
  • Bevan, Tim
  • Fellner, Eric
  • Hedges, Peter
  • Weitz, Chris
  • Weitz, Paul
  • Grant, Hugh
  • Collette, Toni
  • Weisz, Rachel
  • Brook, Isabel
  • Small, Sharon
  • Smurfit, Victoria
  • Hoult, Nicholas
  • Badly Drawn Boy
  • Johnston, Joanna
  • Moore, Nick
  • Clay, Jim
  • Adefarasin, Remi
  • Hornby, Nick
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
  • Studio Canal
  • Tribeca Productions
  • Working Title Films
Runtime
101
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  • Bachelors
  • Bachelors
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Single mothers
  • Truthfulness and falsehood
  • London (England)
Technique
live action
Label
About a boy, Universal Pictures and StudioCanal present ; a Tribeca/Working Title production ; produced by Jane Rosenthal, Robert De Niro, Brad Epstein ; produced by Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner ; screenplay by Peter Hedges and Chris Weitz & Paul Weitz ; directed by Paul Weitz and Chris Weitz, (videorecording DVD)
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Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2002
  • Based on the book by Nick Hornby
  • Anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1)
  • Bonus materials: Spotlight on location: the making of About a boy; feature commentary with directors Chris Weitz and Paul Weitz; deleted scenes; "Silent sigh" by Badly Drawn Boy music video; "Something to talk about" by Badly Drawn Boy music video; About a boy soundtrack spot; Badly Drawn Boy featurette; "Santa's super sleigh" lyrics to the entire song; English to English dictionary; trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (1 hr. 42 mins.)
Isbn
9780783268644
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192197925
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
21979
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 3068457
  • (OCoLC)50700407
  • (OCoLC)ocm50700407
  • 3011239
  • 3068457
System details
DVD; dual layer
Video recording format
DVD
Label
About a boy, Universal Pictures and StudioCanal present ; a Tribeca/Working Title production ; produced by Jane Rosenthal, Robert De Niro, Brad Epstein ; produced by Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner ; screenplay by Peter Hedges and Chris Weitz & Paul Weitz ; directed by Paul Weitz and Chris Weitz, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2002
  • Based on the book by Nick Hornby
  • Anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1)
  • Bonus materials: Spotlight on location: the making of About a boy; feature commentary with directors Chris Weitz and Paul Weitz; deleted scenes; "Silent sigh" by Badly Drawn Boy music video; "Something to talk about" by Badly Drawn Boy music video; About a boy soundtrack spot; Badly Drawn Boy featurette; "Santa's super sleigh" lyrics to the entire song; English to English dictionary; trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (1 hr. 42 mins.)
Isbn
9780783268644
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192197925
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
21979
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 3068457
  • (OCoLC)50700407
  • (OCoLC)ocm50700407
  • 3011239
  • 3068457
System details
DVD; dual layer
Video recording format
DVD

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