If the movie has already made up its mind that Jack is a good guy worthy of salvation, it implies that for the majority of people some crimes are unforgivable; once a monster, always a monster. The pill we are asked to swallow is a very bitter one.
Fri, Jul 10, 2009 - Page 16 News List
FILM REVIEW : About a boy
‘Boy A’ is a heartrending melodrama that sympathizes with its protagonist, a former convict handed a second chance
By Stephen Holden / NY TIMES NEWS SERVICE , NEW YORK
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