DIRECTOR: Michael Caton- Jones
NOTEABLE APPEARANCES: Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert Di Niro, Ellen Barkin
BASED ON THE BOOK BY: Tobias Wolff
DATE OF RELEASE: 1993
RUNNING TIME: 115 mins
KEY THEMES/ ISSUES: Domestic violence, alchoholism
Based on the real-life account of Tobias Wolff, This Boy's Life is the story of a mother's struggle to break free of a small town and her abusive partner with her son in 1950's America.