Nils Malmros, 1977
Denmark | Danish with English subtitles | Format: Digibeta | 86 minutes
Q&A with Nils Malmros
A film in three movements about boys growing into men—but not necessarily maturing. From acquiring a basic notion of sex, through first experiences, to finally finding a certain sense of sexual freedom—with all the responsibilities and pain that come with it—Boys looks for the essence of male development and, as to be expected from Malmros, things get complicated. The fun and carefree frolicking is tinged with bitterness, while even crazy carousing and boozing may sow the seeds of sweet memories.
Read more about the films of Nils Malmros over at Film Comment.