2008, English, Video, Captioned edition: About a boy & American Dreamz (Double Feature) / Nick Hornby. Hornby, Nick, 1957-

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Physical Description
  • 2 DVDs, 97 min : Includes 103 min ; 18 cm.
Published
  • [Place of publication not identified] : Universal Studios, 2008.
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • About a boy &​ American Dreamz (Double Feature) /​ Nick Hornby.
Creator
  • Hornby, Nick, 1957-
Published
  • [Place of publication not identified] : Universal Studios, 2008.
Content Types
  • two-dimensional moving image
Carrier Types
  • videodisc
Physical Description
  • 2 DVDs, 97 min : Includes 103 min ; 18 cm.
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Notes
  • DVD.
  • ID No. 8258391AAbout a boyActors: Hugh Grant, Nicholas Hoult, Sharon Small, Madison Cook, Jordan Cook Directors: Chris Weitz, Paul Weitz Writers: Chris Weitz, Paul Weitz, Nick Hornby, Peter Hedges Producers: Brad Epstein, Debra Hayward Format: PAL Language: EnglishCaptions: English - for the hearing impairedSubtitles: Arabic, Romanian, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Greek, Hebrew.Region: PALRating: M - Infrequent coarse language, sexual references and adult themesSummary: Will is a good-looking, smooth-talking bachelor whose primary goal in life is to avoid any kind of responsibility. So he decides to invent an imaginary son in order to meet attractive single moms. Will gets a lesson about life from a bright but hopelessly geeky 12-year-old named Marcus. Now, as Will struggles to teach Marcus the art of being cool, Marcus teaches Will that you are never too cool to grow up. American dreamzActors: Hugh Grant, Dennis Quaid, Mandy Moore (II), Willem Dafoe, Chris Klein Directors: Paul Weitz Format: PALSubtitles: Arabic, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Icelandic, Norwegian, Swedish.Languages: English, RussianRegion: PALRating: M Infrequent coarse language, sexual references and adult themesSummary: Thinly disguised versions of American Idol and the Bush presidency collide in the satire American Dreamz. Bored and self-loathing, Martin Tweed (Hugh Grant, About a Boy) wants to give his hugely popular reality show American Dreamz an extra boost by courting political controversy--but suspects he may find personal redemption in the form of scheming contestant Sally Kendoo (Mandy Moore, Saved!), who manipulates her boyfriend (Chris Klein, Election) to give herself a vote-winning backstory&​#x2026;.
Language
  • English
Dewey Number
  • 791.4372
Standard Number
  • 5050582583915
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