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Boys Cry
Lights, Drama, Action!
Da non perdere perché è un dramma sofisticato sulla criminalità organizzata in Italia stile Gomorra che spiazza ogni aspettativa.

Winner of Best First Film at the 2018 Nastri d’Argento Awards, Boys Cry is a pulse-pounding crime thriller set on the outskirts of Rome. There, teenage best friends Mirko and Manolo spend their days in school and their nights delivering pizza. The clueless teenagers dream of a better life filled with money and women. 

Not that they have much chance getting there on their meagre delivery boy wages. Commiserating about their prospects one night while driving the streets of Rome, the boys are involved in a fateful hit-and-run. Word of the accident earns the pair an introduction and a first assignment with the local Mafia. But while Manolo’s opportunistic father encourages his reluctant son to claim the glory and the rewards for himself, it’s Mirko who takes to the work with ease, testing the boys’ unshakeable bond. 

Premiering to critical acclaim at the Berlin International Film Festival’s Panorama section, a space reserved for films that showcase artistic vision and new cinematic directions, Boys Cry masterfully captures the unease, shifting allegiances, moral questioning and overwhelming sense of inescapability of life in Rome’s underworld.

Best First Film, Nastri d’Argento Awards 2018
Panorama, Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale) 2018
Australian Premiere
Damiano D'Innocenzo, Fabio D'Innocenzo
Luca Zingaretti, Andrea Carpenzano, Matteo Olivetti, Milena Mancini, Massimiliano Tortora
Drama | Italy | 2018 | 96 min
Italian with English subtitles
A knockout.
The Hollywood Reporter
Damiano D'Innocenzo, Fabio D'Innocenzo

Damiano D'Innocenzo, Fabio D'Innocenzo

Brothers Damiano and Fabio D'Innocenzo (born 1988) are writers and directors. They spent their childhood in the outskirts of Rome painting, writing poems and shooting pictures. Boys Cry is their first feature film and was shot by Suburra cinematographer Paolo Carnera.

Please note, while the trailer may not include subtitles, the film will be screened with English subtitles.