Jack is released from prison at the age of twenty-four, after being sentenced for the murder of a child he committed at the age of ten. He is given a totally new identity and tries to embark on a new life and relationships. However, the fear of discovery is ever-present.
Before Andrew Garfield’s breakthrough in The Social Network, and before John Crowley directed Brooklyn, this pair of up-and-coming talents made the dark drama Boy A: a ripped-from-the-headlines (yet impressively ambiguous) retelling of a recent true-crime story that shocked the United Kingdom.
Oskar Roehler, 2006, Germany
Andrey Zvyagintsev, 2003, Russia
Takeshi Kitano, 1996, Japan
Johnnie To, 2008, Hong Kong
Götz Spielmann, 2008, Austria
Vincent Paronnaud,Marjane Satrapi, 2007, France
Michael Haneke, 2001, Austria
Harmony Korine, 2007, United States
Abel Ferrara, 2007, Italy
Mamoru Oshii, 2004, Japan