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Boy (2004)

Director: Welby Ings
Writers: Welby Ings
Genre: Drama, Short
Country:  New Zealand
Language: English
Duration: 15 min
Year: 2004

Stars: Jesse Lee, Bryan Bevege, Tammy Warwick

In Boy, a college-aged rent boy exposes the truth about the death of a girl in a hit and run accident. Using typography that hovers on screen in place of dialogue, flares of bold colour, dioramic frames, and brutal portraiture reminiscent of Dianne Arbus, director Welby Ings creates a powerful, exquisite perspective on the silent claustrophobia and sexual violence of small town New Zealand. The film gained acclaim both at home and internationally. Accolades included Best Short Film at Cinequest in the United States.

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Boy (2004)
  • Director: Welby Ings
  • Writers:
    Welby Ings
     
  • Country:New Zealand
  • Genres:Short, Drama
  • Runtime:15 minutes
  • Actors:
    Jesse Lee
    Bryan Bevege
    Tammy Warwick
    Francie Gray
    Luke Thompson
    Fredd Marshall
    Daniel Hodson
    Stephanie Jefferson
    Hannah Hurst
    Amanda Macek
  • Language:English
  • Plots:

    Boy is the unsettling story of a young male prostitute, or Rent Boy, in a small rural town who learns the truth behind a hit and run accident which has killed a local girl. When the news of the girls death spreads through the community, the driver and his family decide that the boy must be silenced. The set out to scare him into silence. The pressure becomes more and more violent, but despite this, the boy battles to expose the truth.

    - Written by Fredd Marshall

    Boy is the story of a young male prostitute in a small town who discovers the truth behind a fatal hit and run accident. Threatened with violence, he battles to expose the truth.

    - Written byFredd Marshall

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