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Boys Life 2 (1997)

Compilation of four short films about homoerotic situations involving young men. Tom DeCerchio directed "Nunzio's Second Cousin", telling the story of a gay cop who forces a gay-basher to ... See full summary »

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Mark Christopher (segment), Tom DeCerchio (segment) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Saucedo ... Eric (segment "Must Be the Music")
Justin Urich ... Kevin (segment "Must Be the Music")
Travis Sher Travis Sher ... Dave (segment "Must Be the Music")
Milo Ventimiglia ... Jason (segment "Must Be the Music")
Vincent D'Onofrio ... Tony Randozza (segment "Nunzio's Second Cousin")
Miles Perlich Miles Perlich ... Jimmy (segment "Nunzio's Second Cousin")
Eileen Brennan ... Mrs. Randozza (segment "Nunzio's Second Cousin")
Harry Waters Jr. ... Tony's Date (segment "Nunzio's Second Cousin")
Mary Beth Hurt ... June Gudmanson
J.D. Cerna J.D. Cerna ... Jack Gudmanson (segment "Alkali, Iowa")
Kent Broadhurst ... Blondie (segment "Alkali, Iowa")
Ellen Latzen ... Carol (as Ellen Hamilton Latzen)
Edward Seamon Edward Seamon ... Bill Gudmanson (segment "Alkali, Iowa")
Greg Villepique Greg Villepique ... Jacko (segment "Alkali, Iowa")
Brett Barsky Brett Barsky ... Trevor (segment "Trevor")
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Storyline

Compilation of four short films about homoerotic situations involving young men. Tom DeCerchio directed "Nunzio's Second Cousin", telling the story of a gay cop who forces a gay-basher to come to his house and have dinner with his family. In "Alkali, Iowa", by Mark Christopher, a young gay man finds out some of his father's past secrets. And "Must Be the Music", by Nickolas Perry, follows four teenagers looking for love in nightclubs. Written by lukejoplin@infolink.com.br

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 March 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Meninos e Amores 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

Iowa, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$56,224, 9 March 1997, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$186,675, 30 March 1997
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Strand Releasing See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Film debut of Michael Saucedo. See more »

Alternate Versions

In some video releases and on the DVD version the segment "Trevor" is replaced by the episode _Dadshuttle, The (1997)_, written and directed by Tom Donaghy, starring 'Matt McGrath'. See more »

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Evocative Stories, But Unfinished
16 October 1999 | by akbar-8See all my reviews

I enjoyed all four of the stories on the DVD. Each of them seemed like it came from the heart. The first three, though, seemed unfinished. Perhaps they were film-school exercises and not complete films.

I'd like to speak up on behalf of "Dadshuttle." This was added to the video anthology in place of "Trevor," which was part of the original film release of "Boys Life 2." I think that some may tend to dismiss it since it's a replacement. I found the acting in this piece to be moving and realistic. Besides being moved, I found myself a little shocked to find myself feeling a little like the subject matter is dated when it is so obviously not. Each of the four movies in the collection moved me in a small way, but Dadshuttle's the first thing I've seen in a long time that got me choked-up.


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