R | | Biography, Drama
The story about the relationship between a rebellious 50s teenager and his abusive step-father, based on the memoirs of writer and literature professor Tobias Wolff.
Despite the movie's title, the real magazine "Boy's Life" is referred to and shown throughout as "Boy's Magazine".
Tobias 'Toby' Wolff:
It was 1957. We were driving from Florida to Utah. After my mother was beaten up by her boyfriend, we got in the Nash and high-tailed it for the uranium fields. We were gonna get rich and change our luck, which hadn't been so hot since our family ...
The injured finger that's still bandaged months later in the timeline of the story.
$74,425 (USA) (11 April 1993)
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