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Although the film was released in 1987, it was filmed at least two years earlier, as evidenced by a two year calendar on the classroom wall indicating 1984-85. There are also two 1983 James Bond posters seen, and several references to seeing James Bond in the movie theatre, which would mean this movie was most likely filmed in 1984. See more »
Thanks to Alexander, Jens, Jan and Janus and especially Claus, Thomas and Christine. See more »
This is an adorable film full of the charm and high spirits of youth. There are few shadows here and those are dealt with with confident irony, for what is youth but implied optimism? It is amazing how different the point of view is from what an American or English film might be: ambient negativity is not assumed; the boys' gayness is not an automatic ticket to trials and stress. That isn't the point at all. Their discovery of love, of their own sexual energy and of the life-enhancing qualities of friendship/comradeship is just as buoyant and just as magical as that of anyone else: wonderfully positive without ever being sugary.
The chemistry of this movie is just not that common and I would LOVE to see it on DVD. **And I now have!**
I first saw it in general release in NYC when I was 14.
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