FILM : About a Boy
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
About a Boy 2002 Hugh Grant, Nicholas Hoult, Sharon Small, Toni Collette, Rachel Weisz London, Surrey
Director : Chris Weitz and Paul Weitz   Production Company : Universal Pictures, StudioCanal, Tribeca Productions  Region : LONDON A-B,SOUTH EAST A-D

A cynical, immature man living off the royalties from a song written by his deceased father is taught how to act like an adult by a twelve year old boy.

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About a Boy [DVD] [2002]

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About a Boy - Will Freeman drives away in his Audi TT. The corner of Sekforde Street and Aylesbury Street in Clerkenwell EC1.
About a Boy

abobo001. Will Freeman drives away in his Audi TT. The corner of Sekforde Street and Aylesbury Street in Clerkenwell EC1.

abobo001n. Peter captured the same place now, with added clutter.
(Modern Photo Added: 02-06-2014)

About a Boy - The batchelor with independent means heads to visit his friends, Christine and John. Looking towards Clerkenwell Green from Sekforde Street in London.
About a Boy

abobo002. The batchelor with independent means heads to visit his friends, Christine and John. Looking towards Clerkenwell Green from Sekforde Street in London.

abobo002n. The same location by Peter.
(Modern Photo Added: 02-06-2014)

About a Boy - Outside the fictional Finsbury Comprehensive School, Fiona (Toni Collette) says goodbye to her son, Marcus (Nicholas Hoult). Broomhill Road, Wandsworth SW18.
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abobo003. Outside the fictional Finsbury Comprehensive School, Fiona (Toni Collette) says goodbye to her son, Marcus (Nicholas Hoult). Broomhill Road, Wandsworth SW18.

About a Boy - Marcus tells his mother that she doesn't have to walk him to school. Broomhill Road. The buildings in this view have been replaced.
About a Boy

abobo004. Marcus tells his mother that she doesn't have to walk him to school. Broomhill Road. The buildings in this view have been replaced.

abobo004n. And here are the new buildings. SJ ps can't believe I missed 003n. Another time ...
(Modern Photo Added: 18-01-2015)

About a Boy - Fiona shouts 'I love you' much to her son's embarrassment. West Hill School on Broomhill Road in Wandsworth SW18.
About a Boy

abobo005. Fiona shouts 'I love you' much to her son's embarrassment. West Hill School on Broomhill Road in Wandsworth SW18.

abobo005n. Taken through the very locked gates. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 18-01-2015)

About a Boy - Will Freeman (Hugh Grant) enters a restaurant for another date. Sutherland Avenue near the corner with Maida Vale, London W9.
About a Boy

abobo006. Will Freeman (Hugh Grant) enters a restaurant for another date. Sutherland Avenue near the corner with Maida Vale, London W9.

abobo006n. It changed its name to Otto shortly after filming if I remember correctly and last time I looked it was being refurbished and is now an Everyman cinema. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 18-01-2015)

About a Boy - The latest woman in his life keeps Will waiting. The IMAX Cinema, Charlie Chaplin Walk SE1. In the top background can be seen the Royal Waterloo Hospital for Children and Women on the corner of Waterloo Bridge Road and Stamford Street.
About a Boy

abobo007. The latest woman in his life keeps Will waiting. The IMAX Cinema, Charlie Chaplin Walk SE1. In the top background can be seen the Royal Waterloo Hospital for Children and Women on the corner of Waterloo Bridge Road and Stamford Street.

abobo007n. Now, a rather greener look. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 09-07-2014)

About a Boy - Running late, Angie (Isabel Brook) finally arrives. Charlie Chaplin Walk near Waterloo station.
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abobo008. Running late, Angie (Isabel Brook) finally arrives. Charlie Chaplin Walk near Waterloo station.

abobo008n. No change. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 09-07-2014)

About a Boy - Marcus comes out of school for the break between lessons. West Hill School in Wandsworth.
About a Boy

abobo009. Marcus comes out of school for the break between lessons. West Hill School in Wandsworth.

About a Boy - A football is kicked at Marcus just after his friends tell him they no longer want to be seen with him.  West Hill School SW18.
About a Boy

abobo010. A football is kicked at Marcus just after his friends tell him they no longer want to be seen with him. West Hill School SW18.

abobo010n. Wrong angle as the grounds were locked but this is the wall on the right of the then. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 18-01-2015)

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