The History Boys Poster

Release Date: November 21st, 2006

DVD Release Date: April 17th, 2007

R|1 hr 49 min

Plot Summary
An unorthodox teacher (Stephen Campbell Moore) and his colleagues (Richard Griffiths, Frances de la Tour) at a British grammar school try to prepare gifted young charges for the upcoming Oxford and Cambridge entrance exams. The students absorb the facts and figures thrown at them by academia, and in the process, they also learn a little about life.

Cast: Richard Griffiths, Frances de la Tour, Stephen Campbell Moore, Samuel Barnett, Dominic Cooper, James Corden, Jamie Parker, Russell Tovey

Director: Nicholas Hytner

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: BBC, Free Range Films, DNA Films

Distributors: Fox

Keywords: Friendship, 1980s, Sacrifice, Transformation, England, Emotional, Pursuit, Friend

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Nominated Actor in a Leading Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2006)
Nominated Actress in a Supporting Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2006)