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Boy A (2008) Movie Information

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John Crowley


Andrew Garfield
Peter Mullan
Siobhan Finneran
Alfie Owen
Victoria Brazier
Skye Bennett





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Boy A is an extremely powerful little film. It's a fascinating coming of age story with a unique twist that really makes you think about relationships, love, the past, and second chances. The story and its many themes are channeled brilliantly by solid lead performances from Andrew Garfield and Peter Mullan. The film is a little slow, but by the end it pays off. Worth a watch.

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Originally a novel written by Jonathan Trigell, this feature film directed by John Crowley is ultimately about about rehabilitation and redemption. Even though it’s more focused on the rehabilitation outside of a facility, I think it’s more interesting because it also manages to tackle the philosophical question of others’ knowledge (and lack thereof) of a particular event in one’s life–how that knowledge can change the way they think and act around the person of controversy. Andrew Garfield does an amazing job as Jack Burridge who was sentenced to jail as a child because of a murder he committed. With the help of Peter Mullan’s character who is like a father figure to Jack, Jack is given the chance to reintegrate into a society that he left (or of which that left him?). Garfield, within ...

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