About a Boy

Hugh Grant realises his is a lonely life and becomes friends with the boy. He also tries to stop the boy being crucified with embarrassment at the song contest by getting up on stage with him and playing guitar to Killing Me Softly. The mother lives. Hugh Grant gets together with the mother of the boy's classmate and tries to hook up the boy's mother with his former Greenpeace type co-worker.

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Continuity mistake: When Will meets Rachel, right after Rachel says "Mine's Ali...Alistair", her arms keep changing positions. First she has got them on the table, then on her legs, and then on the next shot they're on the table again.

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Will: All men are islands. And what's more, this is the time to be one. This is an island age. A hundred years ago, for example, you had to depend on other people. No one had TV or CDs or DVDs or home espresso makers. As a matter of fact they didn't have anything cool. Whereas now you can make yourself a little island paradise. With the right supplies, and more importantly the right attitude, you can become sun-drenched, tropical, a magnet for young Swedish tourists.

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Trivia: In the beginning of the film, Marcus says he would be able to take care of his mum (Toni Collette) if he were Haley Joel Osment. Toni Collette played Haley Joel Osment's mother in the The Sixth Sense.

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Question: It says during the final credits that several scenes from Billy Elliot were show throughout the movie. I don't remember seeing these scenes. When are they shown?

Answer: It's when Will is in HMV looking for a CD and it's on the screen in the background.

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