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About a boy [DVD videorecording] / Universal Pictures and Studio Canal present a Tribeca/Working Title production, a Paul Weitz and Chris Weitz film ; producers, Jane Rosenthal, Robert De Niro, Brad Epstein, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner ; screenplay writers, Peter Hedges, Chris Weitz, Paul Weitz ; directors, Paul Weitz, Chris Weitz.

Contributor(s): Rosenthal, Jane, 1957- | De Niro, Robert | Epstein, Brad | Bevan, Tim | Fellner, Eric | Hedges, Peter | Weitz, Chris, 1969- | Weitz, Paul, 1966- | Grant, Hugh | Collette, Toni | Weisz, Rachel, 1971- | Brook, Isabel | Small, Sharon | Smurfit, Victoria, 1974- | Hoult, Nicholas, 1990- | Adefarasin, Remi | Moore, Nick | Johnston, Joanna | Clay, Jim | Hornby, Nick | Badly Drawn Boy | Universal Pictures (Firm) | Studio Canal+ | Tribeca Productions | Working Title Films.
Material type: FilmFilmPublisher: Universal City, Calif. : Universal, c2002Edition: Widescreen version.Description: 1 videodisc (101 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 0783268645.Uniform titles: About a boy (Motion picture) Subject(s): Bachelors -- Drama | Man-woman relationships -- Drama | DVDs for the hearing impairedGenre/Form: Feature films. | Comedy films.
Production Credits: Director of photography, Remi Adefarasin ; editor, Nick Moore ; music, Badly Drawn Boy ; costume designer, Joanna Johnston ; production designer, Jim Clay.
Cast: Hugh Grant, Toni Collette, Rachel Weisz, Isabel Brook, Sharon Small, Victoria Smurfit, Nicholas Hoult.Summary: Will is a good-looking, smooth-talking bachelor whose primary goal in life is to avoid any kind of responsibility. So he decides to invent an imaginary son in order to meet attractive single moms. Will gets a lesson about life from a bright but hopelessly geeky 12-year-old named Marcus. Now, as Will struggles to teach Marcus the art of being cool, Marcus teaches Will that you are never too cool to grow up.
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DVD player required ; Dolby surround, digitally recorded.

Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.

Hugh Grant, Toni Collette, Rachel Weisz, Isabel Brook, Sharon Small, Victoria Smurfit, Nicholas Hoult.

Director of photography, Remi Adefarasin ; editor, Nick Moore ; music, Badly Drawn Boy ; costume designer, Joanna Johnston ; production designer, Jim Clay.

Based on the book by Nick Hornby.

MPAA rating: PG-13; brief strong language and some thematic elements.

For private home use only.

Will is a good-looking, smooth-talking bachelor whose primary goal in life is to avoid any kind of responsibility. So he decides to invent an imaginary son in order to meet attractive single moms. Will gets a lesson about life from a bright but hopelessly geeky 12-year-old named Marcus. Now, as Will struggles to teach Marcus the art of being cool, Marcus teaches Will that you are never too cool to grow up.

Special features: English to English dictionary!; "Killing me softly" sing-along karaoke style; "Santa's super sleigh": lyrics to the entire song; deleted scenes with director's comments; "Making-of" featurette; how cool are you? quiz; hilarious outtakes; exciting music videos.

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