Taika Waititi's "BOY" released in UK cinemas   31 Oct 2017

 

For the first time in the UK, Boy, Taika Waititi’s (Hunt for the Wilderpeople, Thor: Ragnarok) first feature film is now showing in UK cinemas and is also available for digital download.

Inspired by the Oscar nominated Two Cars, One Night, Boy is the hilarious and heartfelt coming-of-age tale about heroes, magic and Michael Jackson. Set in 1984, on the rural East Coast of New Zealand, Boy is a dreamer who loves Michael Jackson.

Boy’s other hero, his father, Alamein, is the subject of Boy’s fantasies; he imagines him as a deep-sea diver, war hero and a close relation of Michael Jackson (he can even dance like him). In reality Alamein is an inept, wannabe gangster who has been in jail for robbery.

When Alamein returns home after seven years away, Boy is forced to confront the man he thought he remembered, find his own potential and learn to get along without the hero he had been hoping for.

Boy is directed by Taika Waititi and starring James Rolleston, Te Aho Eketone-Whitu - and Taika Waititi himself.

Available on VOD from the following sites: iTunes, Curzon Home Cinema, Google Play, Xbox, Sky Store , Playstation, Vubiquity, TalkTalk. Please click on the image on the side of this article to see which cinemas the film is showing at. If Boy is not showing in a cinema nearby, you can also join these ones on Ourscreen, or set up your own! https://www.ourscreen.com/film/boy.

 

Veritgo Films have very generously given us a limited edition quad poster to give away to one lucky fan. Visit our Competitions page for more details!

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