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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, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner ; screenplay by Peter Hedges and Chris Weitz & Paul Weitz ; directed by Chris Wietz & Paul 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, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner ; screenplay by Peter Hedges and Chris Weitz & Paul Weitz ; directed by Chris Wietz & Paul 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, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner ; screenplay by Peter Hedges and Chris Weitz & Paul Weitz ; directed by Chris Wietz & Paul Weitz
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Actor
Film director
Film distributor
Presenter
Production company
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
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Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
About a boy (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, Remi Adefarasin ; editor, Nick Moore ; music, Badly Drawn Boy
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Rating: PG-13; for brief strong language and some thematic elements
Language note
English or French dialogue; Spanish subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.A26 2016
PerformerNote
Hugh Grant, Toni Collette, Rachel Weisz, Nicholas Hoult
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1969-
  • 1966-
  • 1970-
  • 1989-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hedges, Peter
  • Weitz, Chris
  • Weitz, Paul
  • Grant, Hugh
  • Collette, Toni
  • Weisz, Rachel
  • Hoult, Nicholas
  • Hornby, Nick
  • Universal Pictures Company
  • Studio Canal
  • Tribeca Productions
  • Working Title Films
  • Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
102
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hornby, Nick
  • Bachelors
  • Children of single parents
  • Truthfulness and falsehood
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, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner ; screenplay by Peter Hedges and Chris Weitz & Paul Weitz ; directed by Chris Wietz & Paul Weitz, (videorecording DVD)
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Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Title from web page
  • Based on the book by Nick Hornby
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2002
  • Anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1)
  • Bonus features: Hilarious deleted scenes; Feature commentary with directors Chris Weitz and Paul Weitz; Exciting music videos by Badly Drawn Boy; "Santa's super sleigh" lyrics to the entire song; Spotlight on location: the making of "About a boy"; English to English dictionary
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
Extent
1 videodisc (1 hr., 42 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 025192337277
  • 025192338991
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 61176082
  • 61176320
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 2634797
  • (OCoLC)931722094
  • (OCoLC)ocn931722094
  • 2634797
System details
DVD
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, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner ; screenplay by Peter Hedges and Chris Weitz & Paul Weitz ; directed by Chris Wietz & Paul Weitz, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Title from web page
  • Based on the book by Nick Hornby
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2002
  • Anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1)
  • Bonus features: Hilarious deleted scenes; Feature commentary with directors Chris Weitz and Paul Weitz; Exciting music videos by Badly Drawn Boy; "Santa's super sleigh" lyrics to the entire song; Spotlight on location: the making of "About a boy"; English to English dictionary
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
Extent
1 videodisc (1 hr., 42 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 025192337277
  • 025192338991
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 61176082
  • 61176320
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 2634797
  • (OCoLC)931722094
  • (OCoLC)ocn931722094
  • 2634797
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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