Lover boy

Australia, 1988

Film
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Set in Melbourne’s industrialised Western suburbs, “LoverBoy” is a dramatic story of love and revenge. It is the story of a love affair between a 16 year old boy, Mick, and a 45 year old woman, Sally. Brought together by loneliness and their bleak environment, they find some short- lived comfort in each other’s arms. But what begins innocently, degenerates into bitterness and violence, and leads to a shattering conclusion in which their lives are changed forever. Cast includes Gillian Jones, Noah Taylor, Alice Garner and Ben Mendelsohn.

Credits

director

Geoffrey Wright

producer

Daniel Scharf

Language

English

Duration

00:59:00:00

Colour

Colour

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