The Boys Are Back
- 1h 44min
- Directed by: Scott Hicks
- Written by: Allan Cubitt
- Cast: Clive Owen, Laura Fraser, Emma Lung, Nicholas McAnulty, George MacKay
- Website: www.boysarebackmovie.co.uk
An adaptation of Simon Carr's memoir of raising his two boys in South Australia, this is a small-scale but quietly pleasing drama about the difficulties of parenthood. Owen plays a sports-reporter whose laid-back lifestyle ends abruptly when his wife Katy (Fraser) dies from cancer. Joe struggles to reconcile the pressures of his day-job with his family responsibilities and his relaxed parenting philosophy is stretched to the limit.
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The Boys Are Back13 Jan 2010
(12A) 103min Based on journalist Simon Carr’s memoir of bringing up his two boys in South Australia, The Boys Are Back is a small scale but quietly pleasing drama about the difficulties of parenthood. Executive producer Clive Owen cannily casts himself…
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