R | | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An unruly class of gifted and charming teenage boys are taught by two eccentric and innovative teachers, as their headmaster pushes for them all to get accepted into Oxford or Cambridge.
At one point it is said of Mr. Hector that he likes poet W.H. Auden. Richard Griffiths (Mr. Hector) played Auden in "The Habit of Art" also written by Alan Bennett.
What's the matter?
Fiona: No-man's land.
Dakin: Ah, fuck. What do I do with this?
Fiona: Carry out a controlled explosion?
Lockwood was killed in action with the York and Lancaster Regiment. They were disbanded in 1968.
At the beginning of the film, the title - "The History Boys" - is taken letter by letter from random parts of an essay on the dissolution of the monasteries, a common history topic, which the History Boys themselves write later on in the film.
$100,803 26 November 2006