Boy A Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 4405

Average Rating: 2.8/4

# of Ratings: 22

Theatrical Release Date: 04/25/2008

Language: English

Genre: Crime, Drama

MPAA Rating: R

Director: John Crowley

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

Quick Movie Reviews

Rating of
2.5/4

worleyjamers - wrote on 06/29/2013

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.

Full Movie Reviews

Franz Patrick
Franz Patrick
Movie God

Rating of
3/4

Reintegration into Society

Franz Patrick - wrote on 01/29/2009

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?). …

Related Movie Lists

Recent Movie Talk Posts

No posts have been made on this movie yet. Be the first to start talking about Boy A!

Write Post

Are you sure you want to delete this comment?
  
Are you sure you want to delete this post?