About a Boy



101 Min

About a Boy


Will Freeman is a hip Londoner who one day realizes that his friends are all involved with the responsibilities of married life and that leaves him alone in the cold. Passing himself off as a single father, he starts to meet a string of single mums, confident in his ability to leave them behind when they start to ask for a commitment. But Will's hope of a continued bachelorhood is interrupted when he meets 12-year old Marcus, in many ways his complete opposite.


May 17th, 2002


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- As Will describes web-based research as a "unit of time" in his day, he types the URL supermodelswithseethroughtops.com. This is an active Web site, consisting of a picture of Pope John Paul…More

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- When Will is hit with an apple whilst singing on stage with Marcus, the apple was actually a sponge ball purchased from a local sports shop, painted to look like an apple.

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