Clive Owen in The Boys Are Back Hits DVD- a Moving Yet Funny Story about
Just released on DV from Miramax, is The Boys are Back, starring Clive Owen in this the very moving and often funny tale of a man who finds himself suddenly a single parent raising two sons alone.
Based on the true story of Simon Carr, an Australian sportswriter, the movie’s story is uplifting and inspiring about the journey of the family becoming a “family”. Included in this DVD is exclusive bonus features that includes behind the scenes and photographic tour along with a . Exclusive bonus features include a behind-the-scenes photographic tour and along with a visit with the 3 special guys who lived this story.
The death of his wife leaves wisecracking sportswriter Joe Warr (Clive Owen) with a curious six year-old (Nicholas McAnulty) and a rebellious teen from a previous marriage (George MacKay) to bring up in a household devoid of feminine influence. So Joe takes on parenting the only way he knows how–full throttle. With an exuberance born of necessity, he teaches his boys to meet the joy and fragility of life head on. The Boys Are Back chronicles the fierce love and loyalty the three Warr men discover for each other as they make their way through the trials of everyday life.
Clive Owen heads up an accomplished cast that includes Laura Fraser, Emma Booth and George MacKay. Directed by Scott
Hicks. The Boys Are Back is a 2009 Heartland Truly Moving Picture Award winner that won the hearts of critics everywhere including Peter Travers of Rolling Stone who called it “A funny, touching and vital film…Clive Owen gives a heartfelt, award-caliber performance.”
DVD Bonus Features
• The Boys Are Back: A Photographic Journey:
A picture is worth a 1,000 words as director Scott Hicks takes us on a pictorial tour of the making of the film.
Featurette: The House in Pictures (Bonus)
• A Father and Two Sons, On Set :
Simon Carr, whose memoir inspired the movie, and his real-life sons visit the set.
Featurette: The Real Boys (Bonus)
The Boys Are Back is priced at $29.99 on DVD.and available at all mass market stores as well as amazon.com
Feature run time: 104 minutes
Rating: Rated PG 13 – for some sexual language and thematic elements
Bonus materials not rated
Aspect ratio: 35:1
Sound: 5.1 Dolby Digital
Languages: English and Spanish
Stevie Wilson, LA-Story.com
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