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Boys Life: Three Stories of Love, Lust, and Liberation (1994)

Each of the three short films in this collection presents a young gay man at the threshold of adulthood. In "Pool Days," Justin is a 17-year old Bethesda lad, hired as the evening life ... See full summary »
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Credited cast:
James Andrews ...
Waiter (segment "Pool Days") (archive footage)
Mary Beth Aylesworth ...
Kissing Couple (segment "Pool Days") (archive footage)
Mike Barbour ...
Weightlifter (segment "Pool Days") (archive footage)
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Shower Guy (segment "Pool Days") (archive footage)
Wendy Brokaw ...
Nadia (segment "The Disco Years") (archive footage)
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Bryan (segment "The Disco Years") (archive footage)
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Mr. Reese (segment "The Disco Years") (archive footage)
Adrian Davey ...
Steamroom Guy (segment "Pool Days") (archive footage)
Kimberly Flynn ...
Vicky (segment "Pool Days") (archive footage)
Richard Foster ...
Dad (segment "Pool Days") (archive footage)
Will Gorgess ...
Steamroom Guy (segment "Pool Days") (archive footage)
Terry Herrington ...
Weightlifter (segment "Pool Days") (archive footage)
Nick Kokotakis ...
Russell Williams (archive footage) (as Nick Poletti)
Russell Scott Lewis ...
Matt Wesson (segment "The Disco Years") (archive footage)
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Tom Peters (segment "The Disco Years") (archive footage)
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Each of the three short films in this collection presents a young gay man at the threshold of adulthood. In "Pool Days," Justin is a 17-year old Bethesda lad, hired as the evening life guard at a fitness center. In the course of the summer, he realizes and embraces that he's gay. In "A Friend of Dorothy," Winston arrives from upstate for his freshman year at NYU. He has to figure out, with some help from Anne, a hometown friend, how to build a social life as a young gay man in the city. In "The Disco Years," Tom looks back on 1978, the year in high school that he came out of the closet after one joyful and several painful encounters. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Excellent coming of age film
1 February 2000 | by (Alabama) – See all my reviews

I did not expect much from this since I saw Boys Life 2 first (which is very inferior to this one). I was pleasantly surprised however. This is an excellent series of short films (3 all together) that all deal with the coming out experiences of high school/college age young men. All three are well written and produced and the acting is excellent. Raoul O'Connell is completely gorgeous and charming in "A Friend of Dorothy", the second short, but all three actors are memorable.


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