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Pretty Boy

3 Ratings: -1.0
A movie directed by Carsten Sonder

This classic of gay cinema traces the violent coming-of-age of a 13-year-old street hustler on the streets of Copenhagen. Alienated from his dysfunctional family, Nick (Christian Tafdrup) hits the streets, making the acquaintance of closeted astronomy … see full wiki

Release Date: 2005
MPAA Rating: Unrated
3 reviews about Pretty Boy
review by . March 02, 2008
"Pretty Boy"    Searching for a Dad    Amos Lassen    The story of Nick, a disillusioned teenager, is the subject of "Pretty Boy", a Danish film, originally made in 1993 and now available on DVD. Nick has missed opportunities for a happy life and falls in with a group of thieves and hustlers while looking for a father figure. "Pretty Boy" takes a look at the sordid world of male prostitution and anonymous gay sex as well as the theme of …
review by . August 31, 2006
posted in Movie Hype
Pros: Nothing      Cons: Every single frame      The Bottom Line: There is no reason for anyone to watch this; there was no reason to make it.      Plot Details: This opinion reveals everything about the movie''s plot.      The film starts on a train and ends on a train 80 minutes later. Pretty Boy’s eighty minutes between train scenes is the outline for a longer movie that would suck too. The user comment …
review by . October 27, 2005
posted in Movie Hype
'Smukke dreng' ('Pretty Boy') is a 1993 Danish film that is only now being released on DVD - and in a version that has eliminated the original degree of nudity. Though it is being marketed as a gay film and though the story deals with male prostitution, there is little gay sexual activity and a lot of heterosexual activity. Makes one wonder about the international editing...the story could use the original setting!    Nick (Christian Tafdrup) is 13 years old, fatherless, and …
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