This Boy's Life

Based on Tobias Wolff's brilliant memoir of the same title, THIS BOY'S LIFE is a well-acted film about an extremely painful adolescence. In capturing the compelling battle between a boy and his abusive stepfather, director Michael Caton-Jones cannily avoids obvious sentimentality, opting to let a rather brutal story tell itself. 1957. Angel-faced but...read more

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01:59 — In 1950's Seattle, a woman with a rebellious son discovers too late that her new husband has a cruel side. Fine cast in a powerful story!

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  • Released: 1993
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Based on Tobias Wolff's brilliant memoir of the same title, THIS BOY'S LIFE is a well-acted film about an extremely painful adolescence. In capturing the compelling battle between a boy and his abusive stepfather, director Michael Caton-Jones cannily avoid… (more)

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