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The Boys Are Back, 2009

The Boys Are Back
Starring: Clive Owen, Emma Booth
Directed by: Scott Hicks
Written by: Allan Cubitt
Language:  English
Country:  Australia, UK
Runtime:  104 min
MPAA Rating:  PG-13
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The mood of The Boys Are Back is bittersweet and touching. The plot centers around adolescence vs. adulthood, a life turned upside-down, and a single parent. It is a drama and independent movie. Stylistically, The Boys Are Back is a melodrama. In approach, it is realistic. The setting is England. The Boys Are Back happens in contemporary times. It is originally a true story and based on a book. The movie is known for being critically acclaimed.

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A grieving widower (Clive Owen) struggles to raise his two sons alone. more

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Language: English
Country: Australia, UK
Release date: 28 January 2010
Runtime: 104 min

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Clive Owen Clive Owen As Joe Warr
Emma Booth Emma Booth As Laura
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We never find out why the story jumps back and forth; the characters are not appealing and Clive Owen is just average in this role. The film is slow to make dramatic points, and there is just not much of interest to occupy us in the meantime.
04.March.2011 |  by: Dale Williams
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Just watched the screening in Paramus NJ last night. This is a film about a sportswriter father who's wife suddenly passes. He is then left to care for his young son and is trying to learn to be a father. To comlicate things more, his teenage son...
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