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Weinstein’s can’t wait for ‘Boy A’ to

Just moments after preeming at TIFF, The Weinstein Company
have snapped up the world film rights to Boy A. Directed by John Crowley, the pic has received some good buzz at the fest.

Directed by John Crowley (Intermission) this is adapted from the novel by Jonathan Trigell, the story begins with Garfield's character being released from prison at age 24, having been locked up since childhood for murder. The film follows his attempts to restart a life which never really got going. Thanks to the involvement of a kindly parole officer and social worker (Mullen), he gets to experience a coming age that normally would have happened years ago, though ghosts from his past are always lurking.

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Eric Lavallée is the founder, CEO, editor-in-chief, film journalist, and critic at IONCINEMA.com, established in 2000. A regular at Sundance, Cannes, and Venice, Eric holds a BFA in film studies from the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema. In 2013, he served on the narrative competition jury at the SXSW Film Festival. He was an associate producer on Mark Jackson’s "This Teacher" (2018 LA Film Festival, 2018 BFI London). In 2022, he was a New Flesh Juror for Best First Feature at the Fantasia International Film Festival. Current top films for 2023 include The Zone of Interest (Glazer), Inside the Yellow Cocoon Shell (Pham Thien An), Totem (Lila Avilés), La Chimera (Alice Rohrwacher), All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt (Raven Jackson).

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