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Boychoir
An anonymous donor sends a recently orphaned 12-year-old boy to a musical boarding school on the East Coast. The boy, a rebellious loner, surpasses everyone’s expectations, especially that of the school’s exacting choir master (Dustin Hoffman) and achieves the high standard that is required to join the 'boychoir' - a choral of brothers who travel the world and maintain the school’s famed status. In an uplifting and inspiring family drama with a cast that includes Kathy Bates and Kevin McHale of “Glee” fame, it is the voices that are the real stars.
2014 / English dialogue with Arabic subtitles / Colour / 106 mins
Genre: Drama and Music
Programme: Cinema of the World
Premiere: MENA Premiere
Rating: PG
Contains: Violence
Director: François Girard
Producer: Judy Cairo, Carol Baum, Jane Goldenring
Scriptwriter: Ben Ripley
DOP: David Franco
Editor: Gaetan Huot
Composer: Brian Byrne
Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Kathy Bates, Josh Lucas, Kevin McHale, Eddie Izzard, Debra Winger
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