Worried About the Boy
From Focus Features, the premiere global brand in original and daring cinema, comes Focus World. Charged with finding the most exciting voices in international and independent film, Focus World is proud to bring you Worried About the Boy, the incredible life story of 1980's pop-punk music sensation Boy George. Upon finishing high school, George O'Dowd (Douglas Booth, "The Pillars of the Earth") falls in with the wild members of the budding New Romanticism movement in London. After endless nights out at glitzy clubs alongside musicians, George starts his own band with the dream of stardom. However, with the glamour and drug addiction that accompanies celebrity status, can George find the true happiness he so desperately craves? In this truthful drama from acclaimed British director, Julian Jarrold (Becoming Jane), Douglas Booth brings a powerful performance to the screen, backed by a stellar cast, including Marc Warren (Hustle).
Starring Douglas Booth, Jonny Burt, Mathew Horne
Director Julian Jarrold