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Rated: 7.9 out of 10 with 46,316 votes.
In 1957, a son and mother flee the East and an abusive boyfriend to find a new life, and end up in Seattle, where the mother meets a polite garage mechanic. The boy continually gets into trouble by hanging out with the wrong crowd. The mom marries the mechanic, but they soon find out that he's an abusive and unreasoning alcoholic, and they struggle to maintain hope in an impossible situation as the boy grows up with plans to escape the small town by any means possible. Based on a true story by Tobias Wolff.
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7.9RUnited StatesEnglishIMDbTrailer
Main Actors:
Tobias Wolff
Dwight Hansen
Roy
Pearl
Norma
Chuck Bolger
Silver Sister #2
Truck Driver
Title:This Boy's Life
Release Date:
Directed by:Michael Caton-Jones
Genres:Drama
Keywords:Single-ParentJealousySeattleCar-MechanicStep-FatherComing-Of-AgeAlcoholicOppression1950S
Alternative Titles:O Despertar de Um Homem, This Boy's Life - Die Geschichte einer Jugend
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