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The History Boys

Rating:R (for language and sexual content)
Genre:Comedy, Drama
Release Date:November 21, 2006
Running time:122 minutes
Cast:Richard Griffiths, Clive Merrison, Frances De La Tour, Stephen Campbell Moore, Dominic Cooper
Director:Nicholas Hytner
Producer:Nicholas Hytner, Kevin Loader, Damian Jones
Writer:Alan Bennett
Distributor:Fox Searchlight

Description: The film centers on an unruly class of bright, funny teenage boys in pursuit of sex, sport and a college degree. Bounced between their maverick English teacher, a young and shrewd professor hired to up their test scores, a grossly out-numbered history teacher, and a headmaster obsessed with results, the boys attempt to sift through it all to pass the daunting university admissions process. Their journey becomes as much about how education works, as it is about where education leads.

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