Boys in the Trees

2016

Boys in the Trees

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A pair of skateboarding pals (Toby Wallace and Gulliver McGrath) sort through their own visceral memories, as well as their most meaningful dreams and concerns, in this Nineties-set fantasy drama written and directed by Nicholas Verso.

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Critic Reviews for Boys in the Trees

All Critics (18) | Top Critics (3)

... its hallucinatory imagery anchored by realistically profane teen dialogue and a tragic LGTBQ subtext.

Dec 14, 2017 | Full Review…
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Adolescence is not endlessly fascinating.

Oct 21, 2016 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

The young cast give it a good crack but cannot overpower the weight of contrivance.

Oct 19, 2016 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

A movie that just feels shy and not willing to make the viewer comprehend its difficult subject and ideal premise. [Full review in Spanish].

Feb 18, 2019 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

I haven't even addressed the visuals, which do rank up there with the finest of Jackson and Del Toro's work.

Feb 12, 2019 | Full Review…

Boys in the Trees is a wonderful love letter to Halloween that explores friendship, growing up, and death. Magnificent to look at and devastating, it is a masterpiece.

Oct 29, 2018 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…

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