A good-looking young guy living in a village on the Basque coast is set to marry his sweetheart. A series of events pose obstacles. He rents a room from a sexy French widow with a shady ... See full summary »
Áurea is a sentimental older woman, who befriends teenager Áureo. They like each other, so she talks to him about herself, her spirituality, mysticism and existence itself. They become inseparable, so his jealous mother confronts her.
Martha is single, middle-aged, and lives alone in central Berlin. She accepts a male tenant David who is half her age. David is intrigued by her attempts at the dating game, and secretly follows her progress.
Psycho Joe, a petrol-head from Altona, Melbourne, secures employment at a local Supermarket. Here, he meets the over-sexed Dazey. Joe and Dazey form a friendship based on a mutual interest ... See full summary »
On a hot summer's day and for the first time since moving to a new village, lonely Franklin is invited to play with other kids. But when the children come across Franklin's new house and ... See full summary »
No need to say too much about this film except that it is another almost hyper-realistic Melbourne western suburbs mood piece and a pre-cursor to the comparable Romper Stomper and Metal Skin. If you liked those two and you can chase up a copy of Lover boy then it is well worth the watch. I saw it on SBS, probably the only station that would show it as they manage to slip in the c* word a few times :-)
Noah Taylor is in fine early form as the awkward but somehow more sophisticated than his peers teenage misfit.
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