actress Patricia Arquette, with Ellar Coltrane in "Boyhood." (IFC Films)
actress Patricia Arquette, with Ellar Coltrane in “Boyhood.” (IFC Films)

IFC Films announced today that Richard Linklater’s BOYHOOD will open in US theaters on July 11. Scripted by Linklater, the film stars Ellar Coltrane, Ethan Hawke, Patricia Arquette and Lorelei Linklater. BOYHOOD premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, and won the Silver Bear for Best Director at the 2014 Berlin International Film Festival.

Shot over short periods from 2002 to 2013, BOYHOOD is a cinematic documentation, covering 12 years in the life of a family. At the center of it all, Mason, w, is taken on an emotional and transcendent journey along with his sister Samantha, from childhood to adulthood.

BOYHOOD was produced by Linklater, Cathleen Sutherland, Jonathan Sehring and John Sloss, and was fully financed by IFC Films.

About IFC Films
Established in 2000 and based in New York City, IFC Films is a leading U.S. distributor of quality talent-driven independent film. Some of the company’s successes over the years have included MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING, Y TU MAMA TAMBIEN, TOUCHING THE VOID, GOMORRAH, CHE, SUMMER HOURS, IN THE LOOP, ANTICHRIST, WORDPLAY, CAIRO TIME, JOAN RIVERS: A PIECE OF WORK, TINY FURNITURE, YOUR SISTER’S SISTER, CARLOS, THE TRIP, SLEEPWALK WITH ME, FRANCES HA, THE CANYONS, AIN’T THEM BODIES SAINTS and CRYSTAL FAIRY. IFC Films is a sister label to Sundance Selects and IFC Midnight, and is owned and operated by AMC Networks Inc.

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Written by Henrick Vartanian

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