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ABOUT A BOY

by Chris Weitz, Paul Weitz

synopsis

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.

international title: ABOUT A BOY
original title: ABOUT A BOY
country: United Kingdom, France
sales agent: United International Pictures (UK)
year: 2002
genre: fiction
directed by: Chris Weitz, Paul Weitz
film run: 105'
release date: FR 12/11/2002, IT 13/09/2002, BE 21/08/2002, PT 16/08/2002, AT 15/08/2002, DK 26/07/2002, NO 05/07/2002, IS 21/06/2002, SE 07/06/2002, NL 06/06/2002, UK 26/04/2002, IE 26/04/2002
screenplay: Chris Weitz, Paul Weitz, Peter Hedges
cast: Hugh Grant, Toni Collette, Rachel Weisz, Nicholas Hoult
cinematography by: Remi Adefarasin
film editing: Nick Moore
music: Damian Gough
producer: Jane Rosenthal, Robert De Niro, Brad Epstein, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner
production: Working Title Films, StudioCanal
distributor: Universal Pictures International United Kingdom, Uip (IT), Uip (DK), Uip (IS), Uip (NO), Uip (PT), Uip (SE), Uip (NL), Uip (AT)