Boy (2009)

A budding writer discovers that money sometimes marks the dividing line between love and lust in this coming of age drama from Philippine director Auraeus Solito. A would-be poet (Aeious) in his late teens is coming to terms with the fact… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: June 1, 2009
DVD Release Date: August 10, 2010
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Edward Porter
Sunday Times (UK)

It's a good-hearted film that at times plays like the work of a Kiwi Wes Anderson. Its storyline is tritely calculated, but the surface details are appealing.

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Derek Smith
Tiny Mix Tapes

Immature simple-mindedness renders all of the film's dark undertones null and void, and as such, there is rarely a moment that doesn't come off as exceedingly phony or forced.

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Ed Potton
Times (UK)

It's best described as a Kiwi Napoleon Dynamite, gawky, deadpan and poignant.

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Jennie Kermode
Eye for Film

If you want to be reminded how much fun it is to let your imagination loose, this is a film you shouldn't miss.

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