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Summary BOY A is a fictional story about Jack. His involvement in the murder of another child means Jack, at 24, has spent most of his young life in juvenile prisons. Released from prison into an unrecognizable adult world, Jack is given a new name, new job, new home; a new life. But anonymity is both a blessing and a curse as Jack has to conten...

Boy A
Metascore Generally Favorable Based on 22 Critic Reviews
75
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 21 User Ratings
8.0
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Summary BOY A is a fictional story about Jack. His involvement in the murder of another child means Jack, at 24, has spent most of his young life in juvenile prisons. Released from prison into an unrecognizable adult world, Jack is given a new name, new job, new home; a new life. But anonymity is both a blessing and a curse as Jack has to conten...

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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 22 Critic Reviews
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Generally Favorable Based on 22 Critic Reviews
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14% Mixed
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Generally Favorable Based on 21 User Ratings
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Generally Favorable Based on 21 User Ratings
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90% Positive
19 Ratings
10% Mixed
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0% Negative
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Production Company The Weinstein Company, Film4, Cuba Pictures
Release Date Jul 23, 2008
Duration 1 h 46 m
Rating R
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Tagline Who Decides Who Gets A Second Chance?
BAFTA Awards
• 4 Wins & 7 Nominations
Dinard British Film Festival
• 4 Wins & 4 Nominations
CinEuphoria Awards
• 2 Wins & 2 Nominations