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The Resource Boy A, the Weinstein Company and Film4 present ; a Cuba Pictures production ; directed by John Crowley ; produced by Lynn Horsford, Nick Marston, Tally Garner ; screenplay by Mark O'Rowe, (videorecording DVD)

Boy A, the Weinstein Company and Film4 present ; a Cuba Pictures production ; directed by John Crowley ; produced by Lynn Horsford, Nick Marston, Tally Garner ; screenplay by Mark O'Rowe, (videorecording DVD)

Label
Boy A
Title
Boy A
Statement of responsibility
the Weinstein Company and Film4 present ; a Cuba Pictures production ; directed by John Crowley ; produced by Lynn Horsford, Nick Marston, Tally Garner ; screenplay by Mark O'Rowe
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
At the age of 10, two troubled and emotionally confused young boys drag a like-aged girl under a bridge and murder her. Brought to trial and known only as Boy A and Boy B, they are locked up by society for their heinous crimes for as long as the law allows, and the media spurns them as vicious monsters. Years later, Boy A is released from prison and looking for a new start. Now he is Jack, and in this new identity tries to integrate himself into a society he now finds unfamiliar and a bit terrifying. He's had no practice at hanging out with the boys at clubs or asking girls out on dates, and pop culture references sail over his head. But Jack is a gentlemanly sort--albeit in a forced, petrified way--and whatever bad deeds he's done in the past, he's ready to be shut of them. If only the rest of the world would let him
Member of
Awards note
Winner, 2008 Berlin International Film Festival Prize of the Ecumenical Jury--Panorama, John Crowley; 2008 BAFTA Awards, TV Awards for Best Photography and Lighting, Fiction/Entertainment--Rob Hardy; Best Editing, Fiction/Entertainment--Lucia Zucchetti; Best Director, Fiction/Entertainment--John Crowley; Best Actor--Andrew Garfield.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Rob Hardy ; editor, Lucia Zucchetti ; production designer, Jon Henson ; composer, Paddy Cunneen ; costume designer, Julian Day
Date time place
Originally produced as a British motion picture / television drama in 2007
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Rated R for language, sexuality, some disturbing content and drug use
Language note
In English with optional subtitles in English for the deaf and hard of hearing or Spanish
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.B693 2008
PerformerNote
Peter Mullan (Terry), Andrew Garfield (Jack Burridge), Shaun Evans (Chris), Siobhan Finneran (Kelly), Katie Lyons (Michelle), Jeremy Swift (Dave), James Young (Zeb)
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1969-
  • 1983-
  • 1980-
  • 1981-
  • 1974-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Crowley, John
  • Horsford, Lynn
  • Marston, Nick
  • Garner, Tally
  • O'Rowe, Mark
  • Mullan, Peter
  • Garfield, Andrew
  • Evans, Shaun
  • Finneran, Siobhan
  • Lyons, Katie
  • Swift, Jeremy
  • Young, James
  • Trigell, Jonathan
  • Weinstein Company
  • FilmFour (Firm)
  • Cuba Pictures (Firm)
  • Weinstein Company Home Entertainment (Firm)
  • Genius Products, Inc
Runtime
106
Series statement
Miriam collection
Series volume
9
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Trigell, Jonathan
  • Criminals
  • Young men
  • Self-perception
  • Youth
  • Young men
  • Alienation (Social psychology)
  • Juvenile delinquents
  • Juvenile delinquents
  • Hombre
  • Delincuentes
  • Autopercepción
  • Manchester (England)
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Boy A, the Weinstein Company and Film4 present ; a Cuba Pictures production ; directed by John Crowley ; produced by Lynn Horsford, Nick Marston, Tally Garner ; screenplay by Mark O'Rowe, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
From the novel by Jonathan Trigell
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Escape -- Trouble at school -- Phillip -- Retribution -- Drink -- Going out -- Hunting the white whale -- Role reversal -- Newsworthy -- Making it right -- Stop the van -- Hundreds of doors -- Evening news -- Second half -- Why isn't it dead? -- No one can know -- Michelle is gone -- You're a murderer -- Don't threaten me -- Evil comes of age -- Thank you for trying -- End credits
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (106 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
796019815499
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 81549
  • 81549WRP1
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 2085732
  • (OCoLC)244251675
  • (OCoLC)ocn244251675
  • 1561318
  • 2085732
System details
DVD; Region 1, NTSC; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround; widescreen presentation preserving the 1.85:1 aspect ratio of the original theatrical exhibition, enhanced for widescreen televisions
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Boy A, the Weinstein Company and Film4 present ; a Cuba Pictures production ; directed by John Crowley ; produced by Lynn Horsford, Nick Marston, Tally Garner ; screenplay by Mark O'Rowe, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
From the novel by Jonathan Trigell
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Escape -- Trouble at school -- Phillip -- Retribution -- Drink -- Going out -- Hunting the white whale -- Role reversal -- Newsworthy -- Making it right -- Stop the van -- Hundreds of doors -- Evening news -- Second half -- Why isn't it dead? -- No one can know -- Michelle is gone -- You're a murderer -- Don't threaten me -- Evil comes of age -- Thank you for trying -- End credits
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (106 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
796019815499
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 81549
  • 81549WRP1
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 2085732
  • (OCoLC)244251675
  • (OCoLC)ocn244251675
  • 1561318
  • 2085732
System details
DVD; Region 1, NTSC; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround; widescreen presentation preserving the 1.85:1 aspect ratio of the original theatrical exhibition, enhanced for widescreen televisions
Video recording format
DVD

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