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Tale of the Lost Boys

“A poignant story of finding one’s identity” Lion Heart

Tuesday 3 July 21:00

Friday 6 July 21:00

English with Thai subtitles

Adults: 300 THB
Students: 250 THB
Members: 240 THB

 

 

 

Tale of the Lost Boys is the story of the friendship between two men — Alex (Oliver Aquino), a Filipino mechanic, and Jerry (Ta Su), a Taiwanese aborigine student. The two meet randomly when Alex flees to Taipei from Manila, upon learning that his girlfriend is pregnant. A casual conversation develops into a surprising personal connection between them. Both realize that they yearn for a more intimate connection with their mothers, since Alex's abandoned him for a new family while Jerry is afraid that his traditional parents will reject him for being gay. The two men go on a road trip and end up at Jerry's tribe. The trip eventually makes them reconnect with their mothers and both discover a certain sense of identity and freedom.

 

 

About the film

Director: Joselito Altarejos
Country: Philippines/Taiwan
Year: 2017
Duration: 91 mins
Short Film: TBC