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The Wild Boys (2017)

Les garçons sauvages (original title)
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At the beginning of the 20th century on the island of La Réunion, five adolescents of good family, enamored with the occult, commit a savage crime. A Dutch Captain takes them in charge for ... See full summary »

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Bertrand Mandico

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Bertrand Mandico (scenario)
7 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Pauline Lorillard Pauline Lorillard ... Romuald
Vimala Pons ... Jean-Louis
Diane Rouxel ... Hubert
Anaël Snoek ... Tanguy
Mathilde Warnier Mathilde Warnier ... Sloane
Sam Louwyck ... Le Capitaine
Elina Löwensohn ... Séverin(e)
Nathalie Richard ... La prof de lettres
Christophe Bier Christophe Bier ... Le procureur
Margaux Fabre Margaux Fabre ... Octavio
Lola Créton ... Narratrice (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Felipe Salazar Felipe Salazar ... Un marin
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Storyline

At the beginning of the 20th century on the island of La Réunion, five adolescents of good family, enamored with the occult, commit a savage crime. A Dutch Captain takes them in charge for a repressive cruise on a haunted, dilapidated sailboat. Exhausted by the methods of the Captain, the five boys prepare to mutiny. Their port of call is a supernatural island with luxuriant vegetation and bewitching powers. Written by Ecce Films

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Country:

France

Language:

French | English

Release Date:

28 February 2018 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

The Wild Boys See more »

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Ecce Films See more »
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Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Quotes

Jean-Louis: He's become a girl. A girl with tits and a little pussy.
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Soundtracks

Swamp Lodge
(Toma Überwenig - Emmanuel Satti)
Performed by Scorpion Violente
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Avant garde and not for all
31 December 2018 | by hobbittallSee all my reviews

"The Wild Boys" (Les Garcons Sauvages) is an entirely original film and plays out like an expansive moody metaphor with superb acting, tight and well-crafted script, an original mix of production techniques, excellent photography and sound, and sensitive insightful direction. It will especially appeal to those with an interest in homoerotica and/or class-gender sociology. To say any more would be to spoil it.

This is a movie that has stayed with me long after the viewing. Fortunately for me, I knew nothing of the 'twist' towards the end and was able to put together the pieces myself.


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