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The history boys [videorecording] / Fox Searchlight Pictures and DNA Films and BBC Two Films present in association with the UK Film Council ; a National Theatre production
DVDs DVDs | 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment | 2007 | Widescreen ed.
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD H COMEDY) plus 1 more
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Imprint
Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2007.
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Descript
1 videodisc (112 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Det
DVD; Dolby 5.1 surround, Spanish Dolby surround.
Note
Includes English and dubbed Spanish language soundtracks, with optional subtitles in English, French, or Spanish.
Closed-captioned.
Cast
Richard Griffiths, Frances de la Tour, Stephen Campbell Moore, Clive Merrison.
Credits
Producers, Nicholas Hytner, Damian Jones, Kevin Loader ; screenplay, Alan Bennett ; director, Nicholas Hytner ; director of photography, Andrew Dunn ; editor, John Wilson ; music, George Fenton.
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2006.
Based on the play by Alan Bennett.
Audience
MPAA rating: R; for language and sexual content.
Summary
Centers around eight boisterous-yet-talented schoolboys hoping to gain admittance to England's most prestigious universities. They are aided on their quest by two teachers, a shrewd young upstart and an inspiring old eccentric, whose opposing philosophies challenge the boys to confront the true meaning of education and the relative values of happiness and success.
Note
Special features: commentary by director Nicholas Hytner and writer Alan Bennett; "History boys around the world: tour diaries" featurette; "Pass it on": 'The history boys' on screen" featurette; theatrical trailers.
Local Note
MW, 4-07
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ISBN/ISSN
024543425199
Music #
2242519 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
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