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

 -  Drama  -  30 September 1994 (USA)
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James Andrews ...
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)
Nick Kokotakis ...
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 Respectable Short Films
16 February 1999 | by (Cleveland, Ohio USA) – See all my reviews

This trio of 30-minute short films on gay-related themes are all quite respectably executed. Each coming-of-age story is played out with pleasant charm and naturalness. This film deserves to be widely distributed and easily obtainable. However, it isn't. I had to order my video copy; none of the local video stores or even the libraries had it in stock.


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