Boy A is a 2007 British film adaptation of Jonathan Trigell’s critically acclaimed novel of the same name. The film premiered at the 2007 Toronto International Film Festival. It is directed by John Crowley and stars Andrew Garfield (SPIDER-MAN), Peter Mullan, and Katie Lyons. The North American cinematic release was distributed by The Weinstein Company.
Boy A received highly positive reviews from critics and has a “certified fresh” score of 88% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 59 reviews with an average rating of 7.4 out of 10. The critical consensus states, “Small in scale but large in impact, Boy A’s career making performances (particularly that by star Andrew Garfield) and carefully crafted characters defy judgement and aggressively provoke debate.” The film also has a score of 75 out of 100 on Metacritic based on 22 critics indicating ‘generally favorable reviews.’ © The Weinstein Company. This project was completed under the name of Iconisus L&Y. It is part of the Iconisus portfolio. Dreamogram is a new separate entity and not a continuation of Iconisus.