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Boys Life: Three Stories of Love, Lust, and Liberation (1994)

 -  Drama  -  30 September 1994 (USA)
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Each of the three short films in this collection presents a young gay man at the threshold of adulthood. In "Pool Days," Justin is a 17-year old Bethesda lad, hired as the evening life ... See full summary »

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Waiter (Pool Days)
Mary Beth Aylesworth ...
Kissing Couple (Pool Days)
Mike Barbour ...
Weightlifter (Pool Days)
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Shower Guy (Pool Days)
Wendy Brokaw ...
Nadia (The Disco Years)
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Bryan (The Disco Years)
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Mr. Reese (The Disco Years)
Adrian Davey ...
Steamroom Guy (Pool Days)
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Vicky (Pool Days)
Richard Foster ...
Dad (Pool Days)
Will Gorgess ...
Steamroom Guy (Pool Days)
Terry Herrington ...
Weightlifter (Pool Days)
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Russell Williams (as Nick Poletti)
Russell Scott Lewis ...
Matt Wesson ("The Disco Years")
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Tom Peters ("The Disco Years")
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Each of the three short films in this collection presents a young gay man at the threshold of adulthood. In "Pool Days," Justin is a 17-year old Bethesda lad, hired as the evening life guard at a fitness center. In the course of the summer, he realizes and embraces that he's gay. In "A Friend of Dorothy," Winston arrives from upstate for his freshman year at NYU. He has to figure out, with some help from Anne, a hometown friend, how to build a social life as a young gay man in the city. In "The Disco Years," Tom looks back on 1978, the year in high school that he came out of the closet after one joyful and several painful encounters. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Three Gay Scenarios!
27 October 2001 | by (New York City, NY) – See all my reviews

Three delicious gay-themed short stories in one. POOL DAYS about a young boy who discovers what steam rooms [my what gorgeous hunks] and shower rooms and locker rooms are all about. He makes an attempt to try it out but never really jumps in the pool. Too bad. In FRIEND OF DOROTHY [that's all about being a lover of Judy Garland] we follow another young boy who is desperately trying to get hit on while attending NYU. He finally does get his gorgeous roomy in a very sensual scene only to see him graduate. Can't believe that this cutie patootie can't get laid in the Village. He sits around in Washington Square Park and gets passed over. Not real. But, again, all the actors are gorgeous. Finally there's DISCO YEARS. Young boy meets another beautiful blonde beauty playing tennis, and finally they meet for a midnight nude dip in the pool and turn it into a one night stand of passion. But, after some accepting of his sexuality and confessing to his Mom, who seems a bit too strained and lost in her own world of disco, he ends up coming to terms with his life and dances his disco buns off. All three films are American produced and sometimes the acting is obvious, but the guys are gorgeous to look at and some of the leads do a decent job of it. I always wonder how they do those wet kissing scenes. If these actors are straight, how do they put so much into the sexual scenes as well? My hats off to their believability.


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