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Little Gay Boy

Mali gej dečko

Igrani film

Režija: Antony Hickling

Uloge: Gaëtan Vettier, Manuel Blanc, Amanda Dawson

Francuska, 2013.

Madi gej dečko, priča koja ga prati od rođenja pa do tinejdžerskih godina, gde eksperimentiše sa seksualnošću i sopstvenim granicama, pa do dana kada konačno upoznaje svog oca. Film je sačinjen iz tri dela gde se opisuje priča Jean-Christophera, uvodni put od rođenja pa do konačnog ponovnog rođenja. On je dete prostitutke koju je kratko poznavao, a otac ga je napustio. Kao tinejdžer, JC eksperimentiše sa seksualnošću i širi granicu svog identiteta dok konačno ne upozna svog oca o kome je celog života maštao. Film šeta između nasilja i sna- kao dva fantastična sveta. Ovo je misija JC-a da načini svoj životni put, tokom kojeg upoznaje i ubija demone svoje prošlosti.

Little Gay Boy

Feature film

Director: Antony Hickling

Cast: Gaëtan Vettier, Manuel Blanc, Amanda Dawson

France, 2013

A young gay boy, from his birth to his teenage years, in which he experiments his sexuality and his own boundaries, to the day he finally meets his father. The film is made up of three parts telling Jean-Christophe’s story, an initiatory journey from birth through to ultimate re-birth. He is the child of a prostitute mother whom we meet briefly, and an absent father. As an adolescent, JC experiments with his sexuality and pushes the very limits of his identity until he finally meets the father he has fantasised about all his life. Moving between violent and dream- like fantasy worlds, JC’s quest is to carve out his own path, meeting and slaying the demons of his past along the way.

Antony Hickling

Antony Hickling is an English/French independent film maker, actor and writer born in South Africa, Johannesburg. He grew up in the UK and trained as an actor at Manchester University (Arden School of Theatre). He went on to study for his master’s degree then doctorate in Arts of the Stage at Paris 8 University, his main focus on “Queer arts”. After several years of study he left his doctorate unfinished in order to pursue a career in cinema. After training at CEFPF film school Paris he went on to direct films related to his research on Queer . His films have been screened in LGBTQ film festivals worldwide. Hickling’s films are characterized by religious symbolism and explicit, sexual representations, often blending the boundaries between overesthetized surrealism and realism. His works pay tribute to and are in the long tradition of European Art House cinema and have been compared to Derek Jarman, Peter Greenaway, and Pier Paolo Pasolini. He continues to work as an actor specializing in voice over and has provided voices in advertising, video games, cartoons and animation movies.