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Movie Preview: Clive Owen in The Boys Are Back

Feel like having a bit of a cry? No? Well, you may want to move along then, move along. Nothing to see here. Just Clive Owen's gorgeous eyes spilling over with tears. The trailer for The Boys Are Back just squeezes your heart with its poignancy, and yet, with Owen's dry wit it doesn't veer too far into super saccharine territory. Based on a true story, Owen plays a sports writer whose ex-wife dies suddenly, leaving him to raise his two sons, one of whom hasn't lived with him in years.

The part of the trailer when a kid jumps into a bathtub made me wince a little, but other than that it's very sweet. The Boys Are Back opens in limited release here in the States on Sept. 25. To see the preview,


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