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Eastern Boys 2012 15

128 mins France Director. Robin Campillo

A man enlists the sexual services of an East European hustler he meets outside a railway station, but gets more than he bargained for when the boy turns up at his home the next day and a dangerous game of deception unfolds.

Divided into four acts, each of which offers a new twist on what has gone before, this gripping, intelligent and ultimately poignant thriller is the long-awaited second feature from Robin Campillo, co-writer and regular collaborator of Laurent Cantet (The Class) and director of Les Revenants, inspiration for the hit French zombie series, The Returned. Combining sly subversion with surprisingly heartfelt drama, Eastern Boys also offers an urgent commentary on the commodification of sex within migrant communities.

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Directed by

Robin Campillo

Featuring

Olivier Rabourdin

Kirill Emelyanov

Danil Vorobyev

Edéa Darcque

Bislan Yakhiev

Mohamed Doukouzov

Camila Chakirova

Aitor Bourgade

Genres

Drama

Collection

LGBT Best of 2015 French Cinema BFI Flare presents Discoveries

Certificate

15 Contains strong language, sex

Released

2012

Country

France

Language

French/English

Production company

Films de Pierre

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