Boys on Film 6: Pacific Rim

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Ajumma! Are You Krazy?: REVIEWED

Genre: Comedy     Run. Time: 25mins     Language: English     Year: 2009
Directed by: Brent Anbe
Written by: Brent Anbe
Starring
Thea Matsuda as Judy
Tessie Magaoay as Susan
Cari Mizumoto as Amy
Michael Hsia as Michael Park
Vince K. Shin as Mr Oh
Misc.
Filmed/Produced in Hawaii
Available as part of the Boys on Film 6 collection

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“Three middle-aged women compete with a group of younger girls to pursue Korean superstar Michael Park when he arrives in Hawaii.”

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My Last Ten Hours With You: REVIEWED

Genre: Drama     Run. Time: 15mins     Language: English     Year: 2007
Directed by: Sophie Hyde
Written by: Matthew Cormack
Starring
Joel McIlroy as Jeremy
Toby Schmitz as Mark
Misc.
Filmed/Produced in Australia
Finalist in the Iris Prize
Available as part of the Boys on Film 6 collection

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“At 6am Jeremy and Mark will go their separate ways. Their last ten hours together over one hot night will be punctuated with friends, fights and frustrations as they wait it out.”

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Ron The Zookeeper: REVIEWED

Genre: Comedy     Run. Time: 7mins     Language: English     Year: 2006
Directed by: Darcy Prendergast
Written by: Darcy Prendergast
Starring
Ben Matthews as Ron (voice)
Misc.
Made in Australia
Available as part of the Boys on Film 6 collection

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“With only one male grey panda left in the entire world, Ron the zookeeper is sent in to get a sperm sample… no matter what.”

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Love, 100°C: REVIEWED

Genre: Drama     Run. Time: 22mins     Language: Korean (Eng. Subs)     Year: 2010
Directed by: Kim-Jho Gwang-soo
Written by: Kim-Jho Gwang-soo
Starring
Do-jin Kim
Jae-won Kwak
Se-Hyun Yun
Misc.
NSFW
Available as part of the Boys on Film 6 collection

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“Min-so is hearing-impaired and gay, and he likes his classmate Ji-seok. One day Min-so impulsively has sex with a man who works in a public bath, an experience that lends him a new-found confidence but at a heavy price.”

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Teddy: REVIEWED

Genre: Drama     Run. Time: 15mins     Language: English     Year: 2009
Directed by: Christopher Banks
Written by: Christopher Banks
Starring
Brian Moore as Tony
Chris Tempest as Neil
Alan Granville as Phil
Misc.
Filmed/Produced in New Zealand
Available as part of the Boys on Film 6 collection

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“An earnest Londoner attempts to rekindle an old relationship while on holiday in New Zealand, but a faded old teddy bear from the past ultimately decides his fate.”

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Drowning: REVIEWED

Genre: Drama     Run. Time: 20mins     Language: English     Year: 2009
Directed by: Craig Boreham
Written by: Craig Boreham
Starring
Miles Szanto as Mik
Xavier Samuel as Dan
Tess Haubrich as Phaedra
Bren Foster as Tommy
Sylvia Allewelt as Mother
Misc.
Filmed/Produced in Australia
Available as part of the Boys on Film 6 collection

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“Things are changing for Mik. His world has been turned upside down by a family bereavement, yet the one solid thing in Mik’s life is his best friend Dan.”

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Tanjong Rhu: REVIEWED

Genre: Drama     Run. Time: 19mins     Language: Singlish     Year: 2009
Directed by: Boo Junfeng
Written by: Boo Junfeng
Starring
Nick Shen Weijun as Kelvin
Scott Lei as Jason
Yeo Yann Yann
Pierre Goh
Misc.
Also known as The Casuarina Cove
Available as part of the Boys on Film 6 collection

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“A former military officer makes a film about a man he encountered in Tanjong Rhu, a secluded cruising ground.”

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Franswa Sharl: REVIEWED

Genre: Comedy     Run. Time: 14mins     Language: English     Year: 2009
Directed by: Hannah Hilliard
Written by: Greg Logan and Hannah Hilliard
Starring
Callan McAuliffe as Greg Logan
Misc.
Filmed/Produced in Australia
Available as part of the Boys on Film 6 collection

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“On a family holiday to Fiji, twelve year old Greg’s creative pursuits fail to amuse his father, so he enters himself into a competition with a difference…”

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