We have just been sent some info from the folks at Miramax, who tell us that The Boys Are Back, the flick which stars the sexy Clive Owen, hits DVD in the UK from May 17th.

Here’s the info.

Miramax presents a deeply moving yet comical account of the realities of one man’s struggles with single parenthood in the critically acclaimed The Boys Are Back, available to own via DVD, Download or purchase via Video-on-Demand.

The varied way in which this title is available ensures that consumers have access to it in a way that suits their viewing habits best – be they in the home or on the move.

In this, the latest offering from two-time Oscar® nominated director Scott Hicks (Shine).The Boys Are Back (set in the South Australia outback) depicts one man’s philosophy (BAFTA® award-winning Clive Owen ) on child-rearing alone after the death of his wife.

Packed with bonus features, the Download and DVD offering brings audiences closer to the characters and offers a real insight into how this real-life story was turned from a novel to a film. Director Scott Hicks’ commentary also provides excellent additional depth.

Produced by Greg Brenman (Billy Elliot) and Tim White (Ned Kelly) this poignant story combines emotion with comedy, to create a story which is as equally heartbreaking as it is wonderfully life affirming.  The Boys Are Back is an unflinchingly funny tale of a journey from grieving husband to full-contact fatherhood.

Bonus Features

  • A Photographic Journey with optional commentary from Director Scott Hicks.
  • style=”font-family: Arial; font-size: small;”>A Father And Two Sons on set

Take a look at the DVD box-art below.