Teenage Kicks review - The Guardian


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Teenage Kicks review – a compelling new voice in queer Australian cinema

"Craig Boreham’s feature film debut confronts the topsy-turvy world of adolescence with a deeply compelling style and spirit

In the first two minutes of director Craig Boreham’s feature film debut, we see a homemade bong put to use and two teenage boys in school uniform performing mutual masturbation to lesbian porn while dad cooks dinner in the kitchen.

Yes indeed, teenage kicks, but the film quickly morphs from a haze of cheap teen thrills into much more meaningful drama: a gutsy coming-of-age story that signals the arrival of a compelling new voice in queer Australian cinema."

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