Boyhood Poster

Release Date: July 11th, 2014

DVD Release Date: January 6th, 2015

R|2 hr 45 min

Plot Summary
The joys and pitfalls of growing up are seen through the eyes of a child named Mason (Ellar Coltrane), his parents (Patricia Arquette, Ethan Hawke) and his sister (Lorelei Linklater). Vignettes, filmed with the same cast over the course of 12 years, capture family meals, road trips, birthday parties, graduations and other important milestones. Songs from Coldplay, Arcade Fire and other artists capture the time period. Directed by Richard Linklater.

Cast: Ellar Coltrane, Patricia Arquette, Ethan Hawke, Lorelei Linklater, Tamara Jolaine, Nick Krause, Jordan Howard, Evie Thompson

Director: Richard Linklater

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Detour Filmproduction

Distributors: IFC Films, IFC Films

Keywords: Friend, Charming, Cool, Father, Mother, Friendship, Creative, Growing up, 2010s, 2000s, Sister, Family

Ratings & Reviews

view all
See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

Awards

Winner Director
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2015)
Winner Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2015)
Nominated Original Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2015)
Nominated Writing (Original Screenplay)
Nominated Directing
Winner Best Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Best Foreign Language Film
Grande Prêmio do Cinema Brasileiro (2014)
Nominated Best Picture
Winner Best Director - Motion Picture
Nominated Film Editing
Nominated Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Winner Best Foreign Language Film - Audience Jury
Grande Prêmio do Cinema Brasileiro (2014)