New Boy (2007)





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In this live-action short - adapted from Roddy Doyle's 2005 short story of the same name that originally appeared in McSweeney's Quarterly Concern - a Rwandan immigrant struggles to fit in socially over the course of his first day at an Irish school.
Art House & International , Drama
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Network Ireland Television

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Norma Sheahan
as Teacher
Simon O'Driscoll
as Christian Kelly
Fionn O'Shea
as Seth Quinn
Sinead Maguire
as Hazel O'Hara
Keith Buggy
as Boy in Class
Byron Kumbula
as Joseph's Father
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Audience Reviews for New Boy

Schoolchildren find a common bond in making fun of their teacher. A very sweet film, if a little simplistic. I thought the kids in this one did a great job, and everything was 100% believable. I was a little confused as to the New Boy's backstory, but that's a minor quibble. Very good, and a worthy nominee.

Randy Pease
Randy Pease

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