Beautiful Boy

Beautiful Boy

Director: Shawn Ku Cast: Maria Bello, Michael Sheen, Alan Tudyk

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Overview

A couple struggling with the aftermath of a horrific crime must deal with their own troubles as well as the grief of others in this independent drama. Bill (Michael Sheen) and Kate (Maria Bello) are a married couple who are tightly wound and devoted to their work -- Bill is a businessman, Kate proofreads books. Bill and Kate's marriage has taken a turn for the worse, and they're on the verge of breaking up when they receive shocking news -- their 18-year-old son, Sam (Kyle Gallner), a college freshman, went on a shooting spree that claimed the lives of several people before he turned his gun on himself. As the news media descends on the couple, Bill and Kate are unable to understand why Sam would do such a thing, and as they struggle to find answers, they turn to family -- Kate's brother, Eric (Alan Tudyk), and his wife, Trish (Moon Bloodgood) -- without being able to resolve the issues that were driving them apart before tragedy struck. Beautiful Boy was the first feature film from director Shawn Ku; it was an official selection at the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival.

Product Details

Release Date: 10/11/2011
UPC: 0013132284897
Original Release: 2010
Rating: R
Source: Starz / Anchor Bay
Region Code: 1
Time: 1:41:00
Sales rank: 9,363

Special Features

Deleted scenes; Audio commentary with writer/director Shawn Ku, editor Chad Galster and cinematographer Michael Fimognari

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Maria Bello Kate
Michael Sheen Bill
Alan Tudyk Eric
Moon Bloodgood Trish
Austin Nichols Cooper
Kyle Gallner Sammy
Deidrie Henry Bonnie
Bruce French Harry
Logan South Young Sammy
Nigel Gibbs Police Detective
Brooke Lyons TV Reporter Voice
Michael Call TV Reporter Voice
Cody Wai-Ho Lee Dylan
Jessie Usher Basketball Teen
Davidson Park Other Basketball Player
Caleb Pearson Other Basketball Player
Joshua Shannon Other Basketball Player
Darren O'Hare Church Pastor
Myra Turley Grieving Mother Patty
Bella King Motel Clerk's Daughter
Meat Loaf Motel Clerk
Drake Kemper Teenage Burlgar
Mary Jane Gibson Bill's Coworker
Kylie Anderson Bill's Coworker
Tor Campbell Bill's Coworker
Judith DiGiacomo Bill's Coworker
Joe Dioletto Bill's Coworker
Stephen Murano Bill's Coworker
Josephine Ullrich Bill's Coworker
Philip Zurfluh Bill's Coworker
Gregory H. Alpert Web Reporter Voice,Baby Shower Carl
David Lipper Radio Reporter Voice
Kelli Kirkland Powers TV News Reporter

Technical Credits
Shawn Ku Director,Screenwriter
Michael Armbruster Screenwriter
Lee Clay Producer
Michael Fimognari Cinematographer
Richard Gabai Executive Producer
Chad Galster Editor
Joe Galster Sound/Sound Designer
Eric Gozlan Producer
Mark Hansson Asst. Director
Richard Iott Executive Producer
Connie Iott Associate Producer
Ania Kamieniecki-O'Hare Casting
Mark Moran Executive Producer
Trey Morgan Associate Producer
Trevor Morris Score Composer
Gabor Norman Production Designer
Abigail Potter Art Director
Martin Scharf Associate Producer
Cynthia Summers Costumes/Costume Designer
Tannis Vallely Casting
Todd Williams Associate Producer
Todd Williams Associate Producer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Beautiful Boy
1. Main Title / Snowflakes [10:04]
2. Devastating News [6:12]
3. Sorrow & Remorse [11:50]
4. Unheard Message [11:19]
5. Familial Discord [9:11]
6. Reconnection [11:32]
7. "There Is No Defense for What He Did" [9:51]
8. Looking for Answers [4:47]
9. Trust Violated [6:25]
10. "What Could You Have Said Anyway?" [9:52]
11. N New Beginning [4:48]
12. End Credits [4:36]

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