Boyhood – Capturing Joys And Pitfalls Of Growing Up


Star Cast: Ellar Coltrane, Patricia Arquette, Ethan Hawke

The Movie: Boyhood is a very light film which takes into account the joys and pitfalls of growing up. What makes it more interesting is that it sees all this through the eyes of a child named Mason played by Ellar Coltrane, his Parents played by Patricia Arquette, Ethan Hawke and his sister Lorelei Linklater. The specialty of the film is that it is filmed with the same cast over the course of 12 years. The film is amazing in a very different way as it is light, sweet and deep. Directed by Richard Linklater, the film’s added plus is the amazing music and taking pleasure in small and sweet events of life along with the affecting and truthful coming of age.

The Release and Response

The film is unique in its very own way as it took 12 years in making. The response of the film was marvelous as the specialty of the film is its ordinariness. The film was took by the audience as an amazing film that just tells them how life comes to people. The film seems amazing and was loved by audiences of all ages.

They say, “Numbers matter the most”

With the budget of approximately $4 million the film earned $.3 million in its opening weekend and gradually as the audience started to love the film, the gross total of the film is $24.9 million in total. The overall success of the movie was huge and it is for sure a must watch.