The history boys

Published 2007
Item Details

Centers around eight boisterous-yet-talented schoolboys hoping to gain admittance to England's most prestigious universities. They are aided on their quest by two teachers, a shrewd young upstart and an inspiring old eccentric, whose opposing philosophies challenge the boys to confront the true meaning of education and the relative values of happiness and success.

Widescreen ed.
Publisher, Date:
Beverly Hills, Calif. : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, c2007.
1 videodisc (ca. 112 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Target Audience Note:
CHVR: 14A.
Other Title:
History boys (Motion picture) DVD.
Based on the play by Alan Bennett.
Special features: Commentary by director Nicholas Hytner and writer Alan Bennett; "History boys around the world: tour diaries" featurette; "Pass it on": 'The history boys' on screen" featurette; theatrical trailers.
Original released as a motion picture in 2006.
Director of photography, Andrew Dunn ; editor, John Wilson ; music, George Fenton ; costume designer, Justine Luxton ; production designer, John Beard.
Richard Griffiths, Frances de la Tour, Stephen Campbell Moore, Clive Merrison.
DVD; region 1; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation.
For private home use only.
Dialogue in English (Dolby 5.1 Surround) or Spanish (Dolby Surround) with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish.
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
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