Boys Life

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Boys Life ★★ 1994

Three shorts about gay teenagers coming of age. “Pool Days” has 17-year-old Justin (Weinstein) taking a summer job as a lifeguard at a health spa. Still clueless as to his sexual preferences, Justin is flustered when cruised by a charming male swimmer but it does get him to thinking. “A Friend of Dorothy” finds NYU student Winston (O'Connell) seeking freedom in Greenwich Village as he looks for like-minded friends (and a little romance). “The Disco Years” takes place in California during the Nixon era as casually gay-bashing high-schooler Tom (Nolan) gradually realizes his true nature. 90m/C VHS, DVD . Josh Weinstein, Nick Poletti, Kimberly Flynn, Richard Salamanca, Raoul O'Connell, Kevin McClatchy, Greg Lauren, Anne Zupa, Matt Nolan, Russell Scott Lewis, Gwen Welles, Dennis Christopher; D: Robert Lee King, Brian Sloan, Raoul O'Connell; W: Robert Lee King, Brian Sloan, Raoul O'Connell; C: W. Mott Hupfel III, Jonathan Schell, Greg Gardiner.