• Publication date: July 16, 2012

The Boys Are Back

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A mother's death prompts a loving father to reconnect with his two sons.

Program data

Duration: 120

Production Year: 2009

MBC Max:

September 22, 2015 15:30 (KSA) ~ September 22, 2015 14:30 (CLT)

Clive Owen portrays Joe Warr, a recently widowed British sportswriter living in Australia.  He is accustomed to traveling great distances to cover events, but after losing his wife in a tragic car accident he remains at home to rear his young son, Artie (Nicholas McAnulty).

Warr's teenage son from a previous marriage, Harry (George MacKay)visits during this period, who is shocked by his father's unstructured approach to parenting.  Harry seizes the opportunity to bond with Joe, while simultaneously acquainting himself with his estranged stepbrother.  By the film's end, the heart break of the family's recent loss marks a new beginning for all three males.

Starring:  

  • Clive Owen
  • Laura Fraser
  • Emma Lung
  • Nicholas McAnulty
  • George MacKay

Directed by: Scott Hicks

Rating: Rated PG-13 for some sexual language and thematic elements.