Filmed over 12 years with the same cast, Richard Linklater’s BOYHOOD is a ground-breaking story of growing up as seen through the eyes of a child named Mason (a breakthrough performance by Ellar Coltrane), who literally grows up on screen before our eyes.
Starring Ethan Hawke and Patricia Arquette as Mason’s parents and newcomer Lorelei Linklater as his sister Samantha, BOYHOOD charts the rocky terrain of childhood like no other film has before. Snapshots of adolescence from road trips and family dinners to birthdays and graduations and all the moments in between become transcendent, set to a soundtrack spanning the years from Coldplay’s Yellow to Arcade Fire’s Deep Blue. BOYHOOD is both a nostalgic time capsule of the recent past and an ode to growing up and parenting. It’s impossible to watch Mason and his family without thinking about our own journey.
When: November 3, 2014 at 7:30PM
Where: Tilley Hall, UNB Campus
Presented by The New Brunswick Filmmakers’ Co-op
Regular admission is $7.00. Member admission is $4.00 Visit The New Brunswick Filmmakers’ Co-op online to learn about becoming a member and to see what else they have in store this season.