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R| 1 hr. 39 min.

Plot Summary
Freed after a lengthy term in a juvenile detention center, convicted child killer Jack Burridge (Andrew Garfield) finds work as a deliveryman and begins dating co-worker Michelle (Katie Lyons). While out on the road one day, the young Englishman notices a distressed child, and, after reuniting the girl with her family, becomes a local celebrity. But, when a local newspaper unearths his past, Jack must cope with the anger of citizens who fear for the safety of their children.

Cast: Andrew Garfield , Peter Mullan , Katie Lyons , Shaun Evans , Jeremy Swift , Anthony Lewis , Alfie Owen , Taylor Doherty

Director: John Crowley

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Weinstein Co.

Boy A (2007)

Release Date: July 23rd, 2008|1 hr. 39 min.

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