In the tradition of tender coming-of-age tales such as Lucia Puenzo’s XXY and Celine Sciamma’s Tomboy, comes Julia Solomonoff’s The Last Summer of La Boyita, a sumptuously-shot ode to childhood summers past, executive produced by Pedro Almodovar.
On a Friday night after hanging out with his straight mates, Russell heads out to a nightclub, alone and on the pull. Just before closing time he picks up Glen. And so begins a weekend - in bars and in bedrooms, getting drunk and taking drugs, telling stories and having sex – that will resonate throughout their lives.
In the shadow of the French Alps, love, obsession and passion collide when three brothers in a close-knit family are forced to confront what has until then brought them together, and what will now tear them apart.
"Induces a kind of hypnotic, sensual ease... remarkable" - Sight & Sound
Father Adam (Andrzej Chyra)runs a refuge for youths with troubled pasts. It is there where he meets Lukasz (Mateusz Kosciukiewicz) and soon Adam struggles to reconcile his attraction to the young man and his spiritual calling.
Expecting a cozy night outside of the barracks, Seok visits his boyfriend Min-soo who is serving in the military. However when Min-soo’s mother questions their relationship, the only answer they can give is that they are 'just friends'.