Teenage Kicks

A compelling new voice in queer Australian cinema- Luke Buckmaster, The Guardian

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Drama

98 min

2016

Craig Boreham

R 18+

synopsis

In the summer of his 17th birthday, Mik Vagas’s world has come tumbling down. His plan to run away and escape the hold of his migrant family has been brutally undone by the unexpected death of his older brother, Tomi. Only Mik knows the events that led to the tragedy and as far as he can see there is only one person to blame. Himself.
He is suddenly torn between his desire to start a new life with his best friend Dan and the obligation to his broken family. Can he fill the shoes of his adored sibling or is he toxic and destined to bring ruin upon everyone he loves.

Teenage Kicks is a journey through the minefield of adolescence as Mik searches for a way to navigate through his guilt and his explosive sexuality to find the man he can be.

cast:

Miles Szanto, Daniel Webber, Anni Finsterer, Shari Sebbens, Charlotte Best, Lech Mackiewicz, Tony Poli, Nadim Kobessi, Ian Roberts

crew:

Writer & Director: Craig Boreham, Producer: Annmaree J Bell, Executive Producer: John Frank, Cinematographer: Bonnie Elliott

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