December Boys, a ’60s-set Aussie yarn, probably wouldn’t have found U.S. distribution but for the presence of Harry Potter. As the oldest of four orphans (all born in December) on holiday with a benevolent old man by the sea, Radcliffe plays a moody adolescent hoping to be adopted and ready for some under-the-bra adventures. The boys’ sentimental journey leads to an inevitable riptide — literal and figurative — that tears them apart before bonding them back together. EXTRAS Deleted scenes might have made some details (like prospective parents’ marital woes) more clear. B-
December Boys December Boys, a '60s-set Aussie yarn, probably wouldn't have found U.S. distribution but for the presence of Harry Potter. As the...December BoysRomance, DramaMichael NoonanPT105MPG-13 December Boys, a '60s-set Aussie yarn, probably wouldn't have found U.S. distribution but for the presence of Harry Potter. As the...2007-12-14Warner Independent Pictures
Genre: Romance, Drama; Starring: James Fraser, Daniel Radcliffe; Director: Rod Hardy; Author: Michael Noonan; Runtime (in minutes): 105; MPAA Rating: PG-13; Distributor: Warner Independent Pictures
Posted December 14 2007 — 12:00 AM EST
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