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'Millions' Shows a Lighter Side of Director Boyle

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'Millions' Shows a Lighter Side of Director Boyle

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'Millions' Shows a Lighter Side of Director Boyle

'Millions' Shows a Lighter Side of Director Boyle

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Alexander Nathan Etel surrounded by floating dollars in a poster for 'Millions.'

Alexander Nathan Etel, surrounded by floating dollars, in a detail from the poster for 'Millions.' Fox Searchlight Pictures hide caption

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Danny Boyle, a director known for taking on dark subjects in films such as Trainspotting and 28 Days Later, lightens up a bit with Millions. It's the story of a gym bag full of stolen money, found by two boys who try to put it to generous uses. Boyle discusses the film and his change in tone.

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