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The Paperboy

The Paperboy


Hey, son ...
Hey, son ...
A sexually and racially charged film noir from Oscar-nominated director Lee Daniels, this takes audiences deep into the backwaters of steamy 1960s South Florida, as an investigative reporter and his partner chase a sensational, career-making story. With the help of a younger brother and a sultry death-row groupie, the pair tries to prove that a violent swamp-dweller was framed for the murder of a corrupt local sheriff.

107 minutes, No persons under 16 (Language, Sex, Nudity, Violence, Prejudice)
Thriller, On the art circuit

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Credits
Cast
Zac Effron, Matthew McConaughey, Nicole Kidman, John Cusack, David Oyelowo, Scott Glenn, Ned Bellamy, Nealla Gordon
Director
Lee Daniels
ScreenplayPeter Dexter, Lee Daniels, from the novel by Peter Dexter
MusicMario Grigorov
CinematographyRoberto Schaefer
EditingJoe Klotz
Sound formatsDolby Digital
SoundtrackNot available
Made in2012
Produced byMillenium Films, Nu Image Films, Lee Daniels Entertainment, Benaroya Pictures

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FPB Report (SA)
GenreDrama, thriller
LanguageStrong and frequent, sexual
NudityLow impact, sexual and non-sexual
SexStrongly implied sexual activity
ViolenceStrong, bloody and realistic
PrejudiceModerate impact, historical context, African-Americans
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseMild impact, tobacco, alcohol
CommentsThemes are mature, complex and dark. They relate to murder, racism, revenge and sexual relationships, children under 16 would be confused or disturbed by such themes.
These details are supplied by the FPB. If you have a problem with any of the above, please take it up directly with the FPB. Read the Classification Guidelines.


Ratings
Scale (Max)20
What the Critics say
Cape Argus/The StarMunya Vumo quote icon 15
Die BurgerPaul Boekkooi quote icon 10
Cape TimesTodd McCarthy quote icon 15
Rolling Stone (US)Peter Travers quote icon 13
Metacritic.com38 critics9
RottenTomatoes.com138 critics10
RottenTomatoes.comTomatometer quote icon 9
Movie Review Query Engine (USA)MRQE critics 10
What the People say
IMDB15941 Netizens quote icon 11
Average .. 57%11


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