Pretty Boy

Directed By: Carsten Sonder

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Alienated by his mother, Nick (Christian Tafdrup) flees his dysfunctional home. Fatherless, he actively seeks out the companionship of older men, finding himself in a relationship with Ralph (Stig Hoffmeyer). Ralph gives Nick a place of temporary refuge, and the two share an interest in the stars as well as a romance.

However, when Ralph's girlfriend returns from vacation, Ralph chooses her over Nick. Nick then hits the streets, where he joins up with a gang of violent street hustlers who victimize the very men who buy their services. Adopted by this band of violent youth, Nick finds refuge again -- and unexpected first love -- with the gang's only female member, Renee (Benedicte Madsen), an androgynous girl who masquerades as a boy. Things get complicated once Ralph decides he wants Nick back and Renee becomes jealous.


Studio Wolfe Video
SKU 40719967
UPC 667443554141
UPC 14 00667443554141
Format DVD
Release Date 2/14/2012
Rating NR
Coming Of Age
Editors Note
Note 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 professor Ralph, with whom he shares an interest in the stars. The two spend a few happy days together before Ralph's girlfriend returns from vacation. An embittered Nick joins up with a violent group of hustlers who make a living ripping off their customers. There he finds love with the only female member, Renee (Benedicte Madsen), who masquerades as a boy. Eventually, Ralph has second thoughts about his decision, Renee gets jealous, and Nick has to make some important decisions, in a gritty, haunting tale of love won and lost, with stops at all the places in between.
Carsten Sonder
Name Tafdrup,Christian
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Cast & Crew
Benedicte W. Madsen - Actor
Carsten Sonder - Director
Carsten Sonder - Writer
Christian Tafdrup - Actor
Henrik Fleischer - Editor
Jacob Banke Olesen - Cinematographer
Joachim Holbek - Original Music By
Peter Aalbaek Jensen, et. al. - Producer
Rami Nathan Sverdlin - Actor
Soren Gam - Production Designer
Stig Hoffmeyer - Actor
Technical Info
Original Release Date 2005
Catalog ID 4139D
UPC 00667443554141
Number of Discs 1
Running Time 86 minutes
Color Color
Original Language Danish
Available Subtitles English, French, Spanish
Available Audio Tracks Danish
DVD, Widescreen, Dolby, Hi-fi Stereo, Dolby Digital (5.1), English, French, Spanish, Subtitled
Product Attributes
Actor Tafdrup,Christian
Music Format DVD
Video Format DVD

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