The history boys

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...

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Corporate Author: Fox Searchlight Pictures.
Other Authors: Griffiths, Richard, 1947-, De la Tour, Frances, 1944-, Moore, Stephen Campbell., Merrison, Clive., Hytner, Nicholas., Jones, Damian, 1964-, Loader, Kevin., Bennett, Alan, 1934-, DNA Films., BBC Two Films., UK Film Council., National Theatre (Great Britain)
Format: Video DVD
Language: English
Spanish
French
Published: Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2007.
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Summary: 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.
Item Description: 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.
Physical Description: 1 videodisc (112 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Format: DVD; region 1; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation.
Audience: MPAA rating: R; for language and sexual content.
Production Credits: Director of photography, Andrew Dunn ; editor, John Wilson ; music, George Fenton ; costume designer, Justine Luxton ; production designer, John Beard.
Access: FOR HOME USE ONLY