• The Boys Are Back

    The Boys Are Back


    Dir. Scott Hicks. Australia/UK. 2009. 104 mins

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    FFC greenlights Scott Hicks' The Boys Are Back In Town


    Film Finance CorporationAustralia (FFC) has given three features a green light, including director ScottHicks' comic drama The Boys Are Back InTown, his first film back in Australia since he made Shine over 10 years ago.The other films that werefinanced are Mary & Max, thefirst feature from animator Adam Elliot who ...

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    Hicks starts production on Boys Are Back In Town


    Scott Hicks has started shooting UK-Australia co-production The Boys Are Back In Town, which is billed as a love story between a single parent, played by Clive Owen, and his two sons. The producers Tim White (Two Hands) and Greg Brenman (Billy Elliott) have sold North American rights in advance, ...

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    The Boys Are Back one of two films to open Mill Valley


    Scott Hicks’ The Boys Are Back has been named as one of the two opening night films at the 32nd Mill Valley Film Festival in San Raphael, California, on October 8.

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    Producers close in on Miramax deal for Boys Are Back In Town


    The producers of the Australian/UK co-production The Boys are Back in Town are in negotiations to pre-sell US rightsto Miramax on the project, which is Australian director Scott Hicks' first film shot in Australia since hit Shine. Australian producer Tim White, of Southern Light Films, would not comment when contacted ...

  • Awards countdown: Profiles

    Awards countdown: Profiles


    ScreenDaily profiles Bright Star’s Abbie Cornish, The Hurt Locker’s Jeremy Renner and Scott Hicks, director of The Boys Are Back

  • Features

    A kind of homecoming


    Best DirectorScott Hicks, The Boys are BackThe latest film from director Scott Hicks, The Boys Are Back starring Clive Owen, tug hard at the heart strings but without too much sentiment and manipulation. The tale about a man learning to be a better dad after the ...

  • Emerging in the Market

    Emerging in the Market


    Critics and buyers are happier as Toronto premieres start to ease up. Emerging marketsWith most of the big titles finished their press screenings at least in Toronto, notices have been warming up and some favourites are emerging…To wit-- Scott Hicks’ Australia-set The Boys Are Back, with Clive Owen as the ...

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    Clive Owen is back in town with new Capitol project


    Capitol Films has added Scott Hicks' The Boys Are Back In Town to its Cannes slate, which will star Clive Owen.The Tiger Aspect Pictures/Southern Light Films co-production is made in association with BBC Films and Film Finance Corporation of Australia.Allan Cubitt has adapted Simon Carr's memoir of the same name, ...

  • Adam Elliot wins best feature at Australian Directors Guild Awards

    Adam Elliot wins best feature at Australian Directors Guild Awards


    Film-maker Adam Elliot has won the Australian Directors Guild Award for best feature Mary And Max.