Discover what men are really thinking this Christmas with the much awaited retail release of About A Boy, the hugely successful and hilarious romantic comedy of 2002. An essential stocking filler - who could resist spending this festive season with the gorgeous, Hugh Grant?
About A Boy, Nick Hornby's third best selling novel, sold more than one million copies in the UK alone and was immortalised on film by Working Title Films, makers of Notting Hill. About A Boy shows that low self -esteem is not solely a women's issue and that men can be just as vulnerable when it comes to love, loss and understanding.
Hugh Grant, in his most successful role to date, plays Will, a trendy, 38-year old Londoner, who spends his days buying new CD's, shopping for designer clothes and worrying about his Audi Coupe and up-to-the-second hairstyle. Nights, whenever possible, are devoted to beautiful women. Will's lifestyle is turned on it's head when he starts dating a single mother thinking they will be less demanding and easier to dump than single girls. The strategy is flawed: single mothers invariably have children.
In a beguiling, poignant, often hilarious mix of humour and drama, Hornby brilliantly reveals the complex emotional lives of his attractive, eccentric characters as they struggle with issues of isolation, fear of commitment and the true meaning of love and family in today's urban world. About A Boy also features, Toni Collette, Rachel Weisz and Nicholas Hoult.
The DVD release comes with exclusive material including commentary from the producers, Chris Weitz and Paul Weitz, an interview with Badly Drawn Boy, music video's and 'The making of About A Boy' plus deleted scenes with directors commentary.
Title: About A Boy
Distributor: Vision Video Limited
Release date: 2 December 2002