Worried About The Boy: DVD

Worried About The Boy: DVD Please note this is a region 2 DVD and will require a region 2 or region free DVD player in order to play  Worried About the Boy is a 90 minute film featuring talented newcomer Douglas Booth Mathew Horne (Gavin & Stacey) Marc Warren (Hustle) and Mark Gatiss for BBC2&39;s season of celebratory programming on the 1980s At its heart it is a coming-of-age story about a 19 year old boy moving to London establishing his personal independence and becoming an influential part of a fashion cult In the past 30 odd years George O&39;Dowd has made more than a few headlines This film concentrates in particular the period between 1980 and 1982 just before the success of Culture Club&39;s "Do You Really" changed his life Living in a squat on Great Titchfield Street regularly attending the Blitz Club falling in and out of love being photographed for looking fabulous forming a band these are experiences that any 19 year old dreams of George O&39;Dowd became famous all over the world simply by being himself The film is a compassionate biography of a much loved icon Boy George&39;s debut appearance on Top of the Pops was the defining televisual moment of 1982; it heralded in a new era of fashion and pop music The film takes a wry look at Boy George&39;s determination to stand out from the crowd - even a crowd as distinctive as the Blitz kids His success was unprecedented - changing a whole generation&39;s attitude to music and gender Worried About The Boy is an affectionate look at a much-loved icon The title is taken from a 1986 newspaper headline which broke during George&39;s heavily-reported drug problem of the time - even through the bad times the film shows how the public&39;s affection for Boy George has remained Actors Marc Warren Mark Gatiss Mathew Horne Francis Magee Douglas Booth Freddie Fox Nicola Potts Elizabeth Lowe Suzanne Nichole Preston Hannah Harford & Daniel Wallace Director Julian Jarrold Certificate 15 years and over Year 2010 Screen Widescreen 1781 Languages English - Dolby Digital (20) Stereo Subtitles None listed Duration 1 hour and 27 minutes (approx)
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