High school senior Ben secretly lusts after bad boy classmate Johnny. After Ben gives Johnny a ride home one night, the boys end up in Johnny's swimming pool and have an encounter that breaks the rules and blows Ben's mind.

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Ben (Adam Fleming), an introverted high school senior who is running the lighting for his high school senior class play, shines a spotlight on Johnny (Michael Cassidy), an outgoing jock who can't remember his lines in the play, and the target of Ben's lust. Holding his desires inside, Ben offers to give Johnny a ride home from rehearsal and help with the lines. Once they arrive at Johnny's house, Ben drowns his trepidation in champagne, and jokes provocatively with his crush. After a bit of mutual ribbing, the boys take a swim in Johnny's pool. Each of the boys shares some of their most private thoughts, and things progress, until Johnny's friends show up.... Written by trivwhiz

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When this short was remade as Dare (2009), a full length feature film, most of the locations for the short were again used for the remake, including the school and Johnny's house and pool. See more »

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Johnny: I can't believe this is your first cigarette. I'm corrupting you.
Ben 'Light Boy': It's kind of cool.
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Produced in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the MFA degree of the film division, School of The Arts, Columbia University. See more »

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Edited into Boys Life 5 (2006) See more »

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ah memories....
25 September 2005 | by (Birmingham, Alabama) – See all my reviews

This movie, short as it was, was HOT! The two post-adolescents discovering their sexuality reminded me of those fumbling high school experiences I once had. I remember the awkwardness and newness of youth, and to be honest, seeing this movie made me miss being 18 a bit.

The lead character actors in the film must have been over 18, though, given the material with which they were working, but nevertheless, both were able to adequately portray the fresh faced innocence that the part required. And seriously, these guys were HOT.

I think I'll stop now before I start sounding like an old perv (though I'm only in my 20's!).

Check it out if you have a chance! It's worth the time.

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