The Boys Are Back

The Boys Are Back (2009)

Inspired by a true story.

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 2009-09-25
  • User Rating: 6.3/10 from 168 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 44min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Australian Film Finance Corporation
  • Production Country: Australia, United Kingdom
  • Director:
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From 168 Ratings
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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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    Production Nina Gold Casting
    Directing Scott Hicks Director
    Production Nikki Barrett Casting
    Art Melinda Doring Production Design
    Camera Greig Fraser Director of Photography
    Costume & Make-Up Emily Seresin Costume Design
    Art Janie Parker Art Direction
    Editing Scott Gray Editor
    Sound Hal Lindes Original Music Composer
    Writing Allan Cubitt Adaptation
    Art Glen W. Johnson Set Decoration
    Writing Simon Carr Novel
    Lighting Nic Datson Electrician
    Editing Jerry Ramsbottom Assistant Editor