The Resource About a boy, Universal Pictures and Studio Canal present ; a Tribeca/Working Title production ; produced by Jane Rosenthal ... [and others] ; screenplay by Peter Hedges and Chris Weitz & Paul Weitz ; directed by Paul Weitz and Chris Weitz

About a boy, Universal Pictures and Studio Canal present ; a Tribeca/Working Title production ; produced by Jane Rosenthal ... [and others] ; screenplay by Peter Hedges and Chris Weitz & Paul Weitz ; directed by Paul Weitz and Chris Weitz

Label
About a boy
Title
About a boy
Statement of responsibility
Universal Pictures and Studio Canal present ; a Tribeca/Working Title production ; produced by Jane Rosenthal ... [and others] ; screenplay by Peter Hedges and Chris Weitz & Paul Weitz ; directed by Paul Weitz and Chris Weitz
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
A good-looking, smooth-talking bachelor who will do anything to avoid responsibility and everything to meet attractive single women gets a lesson about life from a bright but geeky 12-year-old boy
Cataloging source
IlCrlFMD
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Remi Adefarasin ; editor, Nick Moore ; music by Badly Drawn Boy
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13
Language note
Soundtrack in English or French; subtitles in English SDH or Spanish
PerformerNote
Hugh Grant, Toni Collette, Rachel Weisz, Isabel Brook, Sharon Small, Victoria Smurfit, Nicholas Hoult
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1971-
  • 1967-
  • 1974-
  • 1989-
  • 1956-
  • 1969-
  • 1966-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Grant, Hugh
  • Collette, Toni
  • Weisz, Rachel
  • Brook, Isabel
  • Small, Sharon
  • Smurfit, Victoria
  • Hoult, Nicholas
  • Rosenthal, Jane
  • Hedges, Peter
  • Weitz, Chris
  • Weitz, Paul
  • Adefarasin, Remi
  • Hornby, Nick
  • Badly Drawn Boy
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
  • Studio Canal+
  • Tribeca Productions
  • Working Title Films
Runtime
102
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bachelors
  • Single women
  • Boys
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Dating (Social customs)
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
About a boy, Universal Pictures and Studio Canal present ; a Tribeca/Working Title production ; produced by Jane Rosenthal ... [and others] ; screenplay by Peter Hedges and Chris Weitz & Paul Weitz ; directed by Paul Weitz and Chris Weitz
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the book by Nick Hornby
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2002
  • 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
Control code
20478863
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen format.
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
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
61176082
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; Dolby digital 5.1 surround; region 1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
About a boy, Universal Pictures and Studio Canal present ; a Tribeca/Working Title production ; produced by Jane Rosenthal ... [and others] ; screenplay by Peter Hedges and Chris Weitz & Paul Weitz ; directed by Paul Weitz and Chris Weitz
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the book by Nick Hornby
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2002
  • 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
Control code
20478863
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen format.
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
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
61176082
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; Dolby digital 5.1 surround; region 1
Video recording format
DVD

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