BOY A (2007) [feature]

UK (MIFF 2008 , International Panorama)
Director: John Crowley

"Jack learns life like a foreign language... [he] tick tocThe Gks between the boy he was and the man he is, and we wait for the hour to strike." - The Guardian

After his released from jail into a bewildering adult world, 24-year-old Jack is given a new name, a new job, a new home and a new life. But when his heroic actions thrust him into the media spotlight his anonymity begins to crumble, and Jack is forced to contend with his past - and the monstrous crime he committed.

Adapted from the novel by Jonathan Trigell, Boy A is a suspenseful coming-of-age tale about the possibility of redemption.

Winner of the Jury Prize at this year's Berlin International Film Festival, and a multiple nominee at the BAFTA Awards.
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D John Crowley P Lynn Horsford S Jonathan Trigell, Mark O'Rowe Dist Roadshow Films TD 35mm/2007/100mins

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