July 28, 2016  

First Trailer of 'Boyhood' Captures a Boy's Growth Over a Decade

April 26, 2014 (1:52 am) GMT
Director Richard Linklater cast a six-year-old boy and followed his growth for the next 12 years.

The first look into Richard Linklater's long-running project "" has been shared in a trailer. Newcomer Ellar Coltrane was cast as Mason in 2002 when he was only six years old and he continuously filmed the role for the next 12 years.

"Boyhood" follows a family, through the eyes of a young boy, who is dealing with divorce and the obligations and responsibilities that come with the territory. The film takes viewers on a journey through the experiences and changes of the lead character, in a way that we haven't quite seen before.

Linklater's daughter Lorelei Linklater was also cast in the film as Mason's sister Samantha and her growth was documented over a decade as well. Linklater would bring the cast together for a scene or two each year.

"Boyhood" will get limited release on July 11. It also stars and .



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