Boychoir is a 2014 American drama film directed by François Girard and written by Ben Ripley. The film stars Dustin Hoffman, Kathy Bates, Debra Winger, Josh Lucas and the American Boychoir School.


Stetson Tate is a 12-year-old student who is disruptive and often gets in trouble, but displays a natural affinity with music. His single mother, who was struggling with a drink problem, dies in a car accident. His father, who has a wife and two daughters sends him to an elite music boarding school, the fictional National Boychoir Academy, to keep Stet’s existence a secret. Stet is admitted due to his vocal ability but also the generous amount of money the father pays them.

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    contentLocation New Jersey
    director François Girard
    editor Gaëtan Huot
    genre drama
    keywords boarding school car accident criminal record learn music theory single mother struggle
    musicBy Brian Byrne
    producer Carol Baum
    productionCompany Informant Films
    publisher Mongrel Media
    recordedAt Connecticut