The Boys Are Back (2009)

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Based on the memoir by Simon Carr, this story of fatherhood set in South Australia. When the wife of sports-writer Joe Warr dies of cancer, he takes on the responsibility of raising their 6-year-old son, and his teenage son from a previous marriage. As Joe rejects the counsel of his mother-in-law and other parents, he develops his own philosophies on parenting.

Rotten Tomatoes: Fresh 71% / Audience 61%

Rated PG-13,  1 hr 44 mins

GENRES
Drama
DIRECTION
Scott Hicks
CAST
Clive Owen  •  Laura Fraser  •  Emma Booth  •  George MacKay

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CAST & CHARACTERS
Clive Owen Joe Warr
Laura Fraser (Katy Warr
Emma Booth Laura
George MacKay Harry Warr
Emma Lung Mia
Natasha Little Flick
Julia Blake Barbara