The Wild Boys


Mandico’s genre- and gender-bending surrealist work zigzags through a perverse, hyper-stylized world of transgressions. In this nightmarish adventure, well-bred teenage boys, played by women, commit a heinous crime and are sent to sea with the barbaric Captain. Landing on a magical island with bizarre animals and lascivious plants, the teens metamorphize. Outrageous vulgarity blends with refinement as machismo’s cruelty and the glory of sexual freedom are exposed in this phantasmagorical visual feast and erotic fantasia.



CLEVELAND - November 11 at 6:30pm - Cleveland Insitute of Art

NEW YORK - November 15-21 - Anthology Film Archives

TUCSON - November 10 & 15 - The Loft Cinema