Boys
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    Boys

    Pojkarna

    Directed by

    Sweden

    2015

    15 min

    • Swedish

    Drama, Short

    Markus is in an institution for young sex offenders. He is a shy boy whose face tells wordless stories. There is no physical proximity at the institution, so the inmates wrestle. It is a place where skinlessness quivers in the air. Markus's only friend in the institution is the wayward, violent Tobias. Markus's trial approaches, and then Tobias will find out why Markus has been locked up.

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    Credits

    Screenplay
    Isabella Carbonell
    Babak Najafi
    Production
    DOPPELGANGER AB
    Isabella Carbonell

    Isabella Carbonell

    Sweden

    Isabella is a director and screenwriter born and raised in Stockholm. She is also an experienced music video director and an actress. She has written and directed the shorts MY FRIEND JOSEPH (2010), THE TORNADO (2012) and MY SISTER ALEX (2014). She was selected at La Semaine de la Critique in 2015 with her short film BOYS, which then went on to win the Grand Jury Award at AFI FEST.