'Boyhood' Producer Offers to Refund Time for Those Who Don't Like Film

Boyhood producer John Sloss is so confident viewers will enjoy the new Richard Linklater film that he's offering a "Time Back Guarantee."

In a tongue-in-cheek email to his mailing list, Sloss offered a to perform chores for those not thrilled by the film, which opened in New York and Los Angeles this weekend.

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"In recognition of this auspicious event, I am offering any recipient of the email (strictly non-transferable) my patented 'Time Back Guarantee,' last offered, I believe, in connection with the theatrical release of Exit Through The Gift Shop," Sloss wrote in the email.

Sloss, founder of Cinetic Media, went on to detail what that guarantee entails.

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"That's right, if you are not absolutely thrilled by Boyhood and/or consider it not to be a good use of your time, I will give you that time back by performing any of your customary chores for up to 2 hours and 43 minutes," Sloss wrote.

Sloss may be making a safe bet, as Boyhood, which stars Ethan HawkePatricia Arquette and Ellar Coltrane, is receiving strong reviews.

Read The Hollywood Reporter's review of the IFC Films drama here.

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