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Boy A [Import]

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  • Actors: Andrew Garfield, Peter Mullan, Shaun Evans, Siobhan Finneran, Alfie Owen
  • Directors: John Crowley
  • Writers: Jonathan Trigell, Mark O'Rowe
  • Producers: Liza Marshall, Lynn Horsford, Nick Marston, Sue Calverley, Tally Garner
  • Format: AC-3, Color, Dolby, Subtitled, Widescreen, NTSC, Import
  • Language: English
  • Subtitles: English, Spanish
  • Region: Region 1 (US and Canada This DVD will probably NOT be viewable in other countries. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Number of discs: 1
  • MPAA Rating: UNRATED
  • Studio: Miriam Collection
  • Release Date: Oct. 7 2008
  • Run Time: 106 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 3 customer reviews
  • ASIN: B001CDFY6Y
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Boy A

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Best actor and supporting cast make this film remarkable. Boy A is one movie that is a must for anyone and everyone else who need a great script and
Stellar performances especially Andrew Garfield as
The main lead role as Boy A , also Shaun Evans from the brilliant UK TV series endeavour 7 Bafta Awards
Makes Boy A , an Exceptional Film. Add it to your collection now. It will stay in your mind long after the credits have finished rolling.!
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Can't say enough good things about this movie. Story is compelling, acting is great and very natural and the end is ... what it needs to be! Totally enjoyed this jewel of British Cinema.
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I saw this movie a few years ago on demand and it blew me away. It's not easy to find in North America (not surprising!) but I would highly recommend it to everyone over here.

It stars Andrew Garfield in his third credited role (from what I can tell) and also features the amazing Peter Mullin. It's a dark, brooding drama that will leave you with a lump in your throat. Warning: it does deal with some difficult subject material!
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25 of 25 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0x9a727948) out of 5 stars very watchable Oct. 8 2008
By kate - Published on
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Don't worry, I won't give a play-by-play of the story. I will say that it is a thoroughly touching and interesting movie that showcases the life of a young man released from prison for a childhood crime. Watching him start over is pretty remarkable. His social awkwardness coupled with his failure to move on from his haunting past, make the lead character vulnerable and relatable. I can't stress enough how watchable and interesting the concept is and how well-acted the parts are. I hate to be cheesy, but the movie will make you think. It's got a lot of dark psychological themes and well-developed characters. Additionally, it's very fast-paced as well as multi-dimensional in that it covers several facets of human emotion and human life. I honestly think that everyone would be able to take something (not necessarily the same thing) from this movie.
22 of 25 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0x9a72799c) out of 5 stars Living with the Sins of Childhood Oct. 27 2008
By Grady Harp - Published on
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BOY A is a film that moves the audience in ways few other films do. Part of this is the subject matter, part the solid drama of the novel by Jonathan Trigell on which Mark O'Rowe based his brilliantly understated screenplay, part the sensitive direction by John Crowley, and in large part is the cast of remarkably fine actors who make this impossibly treacherous story credible.

'Boy A' refers to Eric Wilson (Alfie Owen) who was jailed for a crime with his friend with whom he was associated as a youth. He has been released from prison and under the guidance of his 'parole officer/advisor' Terry (Peter Mullan), the now young adult is renamed Jack Burridge (Andrew Garfield) to protect him from the public who still remember the heinous crime of which he was convicted: Terry warns Jack to tell no one his real identity. Jack is assigned a new family and finds new friends in this strange world outside prison walls, but he is still haunted by the crime that changed his life. How Jack relates to his first female relationship and survives the bigotry of his classmates and city folk and finds a way to hold onto life despite his childhood 'sins' forms the development of this story.

While the entire cast is excellent, Andrew Garfield's performance as the guilt ridden needy Eric/Jack is exemplary. There are many issues this film deals with in addition to the trauma of starting life over after imprisonment, issues that are universal in nature and that probe our psyches for answers that are never easily resolved here. It is a brilliant little film from the UK. Highly recommended. Grady Harp, October 08
17 of 20 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0x9a727dd4) out of 5 stars A Masterpiece! Oct. 9 2008
By 2antinous - Published on
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An incredible film. Never before have I seen and felt such emotional intimacy committed to film before this. Andrew Garfield has launched himself as an actor worthy of the BAFTA he won for this performance. I can't shake this one from my mind since seeing it in a theatre 3 weeks ago. My DVD arrived yesterday along with the book it is based upon. I need to keep it close.
7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0x9a727dbc) out of 5 stars SEE IT SIMPLY FOR THE ACTING IF NOTHING ELSE! Oct. 3 2008
By jboy - Published on
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Andrew Garfield's performance is one of the best of recent memory; Just brilliant! Peter Mullan also gives a fine performance. The film is good but it is the acting that makes this a must see.

An original and moving film that, because of the cast, will stay with you for a long time after viewing.
6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0x9a7322d0) out of 5 stars Stellar Performance, Gripping UK Drama Nov. 25 2008
By D. HupFons - Published on
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BOY A is a gut-wrenching character study of a tormented, young ex-con who struggles to start a new life & break free of the haunting grip of his crime & troubled youth. I will avoid as many specifics about the film as possible because I think, as other reviewers do, that it's best to see it without too much advance knowledge of the plot.

Andrew Garfield is most convincing in his portrayal of BOY A, and Peter Mullan gives another of his fine performances as the case worker who does all in his power to smooth the transition from prison to society for BOY A by helping him to a assume a new identity under a federal relocation program.

NOTE: the strong accents will challenge even the best viewers of UK films; I found the subtitles helpful but not necessary to grasp the compelling, disturbing nature of this emotion-laden story.