From Auraeus Solito, director of The Blossoming of Maximo Oliveros, Boy is a delightful, sexy, romantic coming-of-age story about a young poet in Manila who discovers his sexuality and falls for a macho dancer. What begins as an erotic fascination turns into a beautiful personal journey about family and self-expression.
“Unapologetically romantic.” – GAY.COM
“An incisive commentary on the disparities of gay life in the Philippines.” –ADVOCATE.COM
“A fascinatingly subtly tense slice of gay life in a country quite different from ours.” – LA WEEKLY
“The tenderness of the central love story and sincerity of the story line are compelling.” – SF CHRONICLE
“Funny, touching story . . . demonstrates the director’s growing poise and talent . . . brings an inventive and delicate sensibility to this authentic gay story.” – SEATTLE INTERNATIONAL FILM FEST
“Pure pleasure from start to finish!” – FRAMELINE, SAN FRANCISCO LGBT FILM FEST
“Nicely recalls BREATHLESS’ half-hour bedroom sequence.” – PHILADELPHIA WEEKLY
“Banned in Singapore for normalizing homosexuality!” – THE STRAITS TIME
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