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About A Boy

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Synopsis

About a Boy tells the story of Will, a rich, child-free and irresponsible Londoner in his thirties, who in search of available women, invents an imaginary son and starts attending single parent meetings. As a result of one of his liaisons he meets Marcus, a strange 12-year-old boy with problems at school. Gradually, Will and Marcus become friends and as Will teaches Marcus how to be a cool kid, Marcus helps Will to finally grow up.

Details

Year
2002
Type of film
Features
Format
35mm
Director
Paul Weitz, Chris Weitz
Producer
Nicky Kentish-Barnes
Co-Producer
Nicky Kentish-Barnes
Editor
Nick Moore
Screenwriter
Peter Hedges, Chris Weitz
Director of Photography
Remi Adefarasin
Sound
Tony Dawe
Music
Damian Gough
Principal Cast
Hugh Grant, Toni Collette, Rachel Weisz, Nicholas Hoult

Production Company

Tribeca Productions/Working Title Films
c/o Working Title Films
Oxford House, 76 Oxford Street
London W1B 1BS
UK

T +44 (0)20 7307 3000
F +44 (0)20 7307 3001

Sales
Company

United International Pictures
45 Beadon Road
London W6 0EG
UK

T +44 (0)20 8741 9041
F +44 (0)20 8748 8990

http://www.uip.com