The Boys Are Back


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104 Min

The Boys Are Back


Based on the memoir by Simon Carr, this story of fatherhood set in South Australia. When the wife of sports-writer Joe Warr dies of cancer, he takes on the responsibility of raising their 6-year-old son, and his teenage son from a previous marriage. As Joe rejects the counsel of his mother-in-law and other parents, he develops his own philosophies on parenting.

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Sep 15th, 2009


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- The nine songs by Sigur Rós in the film were initially used as a temporary score. However, director Scott Hicks felt the music was so perfect for the film that he personally traveled to…More

- Simon Carr (IV) and his two sons, the people the film is based upon all visited the set during filming.

- This is the first time that South Australian Director Scott Hicks has filmed a movie in his home state of South Australia since 1996's Academy Award winning Shine.

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