About a Boy

About a Boy
About a Boy




101 minutes





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Adapted from Nick Hornby's bestselling novel, About a Boy tells the tale of an unlikely bond between free-and-easy, desperately hip bachelor Will, who lives off a large inheritance and has no responsibilities, and Marcus - an odd young boy with a depressed mother. Surprisingly for Will, his new friends begin to teach him more about life and love than he allowed before - leading to a possible new romance with a pretty single mum in this hugely likeable London-set story.

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This film has a couple of uses of strong bad language

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