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Boy Short Film (Full Length) – 2004 Experimental Drama LGBT

Boy

Short Film (Full Length) – 2004 Experimental Drama LGBT

RP16 Restricted
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In Boy, a college-aged rent boy exposes the truth about the death of a girl in a hit and run accident. Using typography that hovers on screen in place of dialogue, flares of bold colour, dioramic frames, and brutal portraiture reminiscent of American photographer Dianne Arbus, director Welby Ings creates a powerful vision of claustrophobia and sexual violence in small town New Zealand. The film gained acclaim both at home and internationally. It played at a long run of film festivals, and was judged Best Short Film at American fest Cinequest.

Key Cast & Crew

Jesse Lee

As: Boy

Welby Ings

Director, Writer, Design

Nic Finlayson

Producer, Cinematographer

A haunting, visually inventive tale about coming of age and into sexuality.
– Filmmaker Magazine