This Boy’s Life Trailer

This Boy’s Life Trailer (1993)

"A true story based on the award-winning book by Tobias Wolff." 09 April 1993 Drama 115 mins

In 1957, a son and mother flee the East and an abusive boyfriend to find a new life, and end up in Seattle, where the mother meets a polite garage mechanic. The boy continually gets into trouble by hanging out with the wrong crowd. The mom marries the mechanic, but they soon find out that he's an abusive and unreasoning alcoholic, and they struggle to maintain hope in an impossible situation as the boy grows up with plans to escape the small town by any means possible. Based on a true story by Tobias Wolff.

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Robert De Niro

as Dwight Hansen

Leonardo DiCaprio

as Tobias Wolff

Ellen Barkin

as Caroline Wolff Hansen

Jonah Blechman

as Arthur Gayle

Tobey Maguire

as Chuck Bolger

Robert Zameroski

as Arch Cook

Kathy Kinney

as Marian

Zachary Ansley

as Skipper


Art Linson

Art Linson Producer

Carter Burwell

Original Music Composer

David Watkin

David Watkin Director of Photography

Stephen J. Lineweaver

Stephen J. Lineweaver Production Design

Owens Hill

Owens Hill Casting

Sandy Cochrane

Sandy Cochrane Art Direction

International Titles

El enemigo Trailer

Vida de este chico Trailer

International Releases Dates

Germany 11 November 1993

United States 09 April 1993

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