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Country: Australia, Language: English, 82 mins

  • Director: Gabriel Carrubba
  • Writer: Gabriel Carrubba
  • Producer: Zane Borg, Gabriel Carrubba, Michael Facey, Darius Family, Emily Ferguson, Peter George, Nicholas Hower, Victor Rattanasinh, Thomas Sproat

CGiii Comment

This classic queer coming of age tale set in the outer Melbourne suburbs is elevated by a heartfelt authenticity from debut filmmaker Gabriel Carrubba, and tender performances.

Seventeen-year-old Leo has his life together in the high school hierarchy: drunken parties, decent grades, the popular girlfriend; and comes home to the loving bickering only a family can provide. But Leo experiences an identity crisis as he becomes increasingly attracted to his best friend, Boof. His well-groomed facade begins to crack and with every step Leo takes towards embracing his sexuality, he must also overcome the incessant, socialised homophobia of the boy’s locker room. Hopeful and romantic, this is an enticing drama about growing up with your heart stuck in your mouth. Featuring performances from fresh hot talent including Liam Mollica, Luke J. Morgan and a supporting turn from Elias Anton (Of an Age).


Cast & Characters

Elias Anton (as Derek)
Liam Mollica (as Leo)
Olivia Fildes (as Monique)
Nelson Blattman (as Gianni)
Luke J. Morgan (as Boof)
Daniel Halmarick (as Tom)
Jacob Pontil-Scala (as Cam)
Diana Ferreira (as Rosa)
Mia Barrett (as Carly)
Uisce Goriss-Dazeley (as Pickles)
Mark Muo (as Remi)
Sal Galofaro (as Frank)
Dylan Laguerre (as Tony)
Brodie McMullan-Jones (as Brody)
William MacDonald (as Will)