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The Boys Are Back (2010)


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Published: [United States] : Burbank, CA : Miramax Films ; Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, 2010
Description:  1 videodisc (104 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN: 9786313321643, 0788898043, 9780788898044,
Language:  English

Based on the memoir by Simon Carr

Originally released as a motion picture in 2009

Bonus features: "The boys are back: a photographic journey" with optional commentary by director Scott Hicks; "A father and two sons" on set

Clive Owen, Emma Booth, Laura Fraser, George Mackay, Nicholas Mcanulty

After the unexpected death of his wife, a sportswriter finds himself consumed with grief and completely unprepared to raise two boys. Determined to bring joy back into their lives, he takes a 'just say yes' approach to parenting. And as freedom reigns, chaos ensues

Rating: PG-13; for some sexual language and thematic elements

DVD ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround sound ; widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; NTSC; region 1

English or Spanish dialogue with optional Spanish subtitles ; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing

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Additional Credits:
Hicks, Scott.
Cubitt, Allan.
Brenman, Greg.
White, Tim, 1956-
Owen, Clive.
Booth, Emma, 1982-
Fraser, Laura, 1976-
MacKay, George, 1992-
McAnulty, Nicolas, 2002-
Ros, Sigur
Carr, Simon, 1952-
South Australian Film Corporation.
Miramax Films.
BBC Films.
Screen Australia.
Hopscotch Productions.
Tiger Aspect Productions.
Southern Lights Films (Firm)
Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)

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