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Why Boyhood took 12 years to film

Richard Linklater's latest film Boyhood, is a coming-of-age story shot over a 12 year period with the same group of actors.

Director Richard Linklater's latest film Boyhood, is a coming-of-age story shot over a 12 year period, with the same group of actors.

Linklater, who is no stranger to inventive storytelling, hoped the unusual approach would bring added authenticity to the film.

Talking Movies' Tom Brook reports.