Filmed Over 12 Years, 'Boyhood' Follows A Kid's Coming Of Age Writer-director Richard Linklater says picking the film's star was vital because he had to guess what he'd be like at 18. "I just went with a kid who seemed kind of the most interesting."
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Filmed Over 12 Years, 'Boyhood' Follows A Kid's Coming Of Age

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Filmed Over 12 Years, 'Boyhood' Follows A Kid's Coming Of Age

Filmed Over 12 Years, 'Boyhood' Follows A Kid's Coming Of Age

Filmed Over 12 Years, 'Boyhood' Follows A Kid's Coming Of Age

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Writer-director Richard Linklater says picking the film's star was vital because he had to guess what he'd be like at 18. "I just went with a kid who seemed kind of the most interesting."

Originally broadcast July 10, 2014.