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This Boy’s Life

This Boy’s Life

A true story based on the award-winning book by Tobias Wolff. Apr. 09, 1993 USA 115 Min.
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Robert De Niro isDwight Hansen
Dwight Hansen
Leonardo DiCaprio isTobias Wolff
Tobias Wolff
Ellen Barkin isCaroline Wolff Hansen
Caroline Wolff Hansen
Jonah Blechman isArthur Gayle
Arthur Gayle
Tobey Maguire isChuck Bolger
Chuck Bolger

Synopsis

In 1957, a son and mother flee the East and an abusive boyfriend to find a new life, and end up in Seattle, where the mother meets a polite garage mechanic. The boy continually gets into trouble by hanging out with the wrong crowd. The mom marries the mechanic, but they soon find out that he’s an abusive and unreasoning alcoholic, and they struggle to maintain hope in an impossible situation as the boy grows up with plans to escape the small town by any means possible. Based on a true story by Tobias Wolff.

This Boy’s Life
This Boy’s Life
This Boy’s Life
This Boy’s Life
Original title This Boy’s Life
IMDb Rating 7.3 40,518 votes
TMDb Rating 7.1 296 votes

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