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About a Boy [DVD] [2002] <b>DVD</b> ~ Hugh Grant|Toni Collette|Rachel Weisz
About a Boy [DVD] [2002] DVD ~ Hugh Grant|Toni Collette|Rachel Weisz
14 of 15 people found the following review helpful
Grant plays, Will, a rich, lazy and irresponsible 38 year old, with little better to occupy his time than a daily dose of Countdown and chasing women. He strikes upon the idea of meeting single-mums, his rational being that they are easy prey and as a result of one of his liaisons, his life becomes complicated by the introduction of Marcus. Marcus, (Nicholas Hoult) is a twelve year old with a lot of problems on his hands, he is bullied and laughed at school, his hippy-ish, vegan mother has tried to kill herself and permanently looks like she is on the verge of doing it again, but his outlook is surprisingly mature. He strikes up a sort of friendship with Will and what entails is a charming… Read more