SHOWER BOYS

After a heated training match with the team, twelve-year-old Viggo and Noel go home to challenge each other’s limits and masculinity. A sudden stop to an innocent game questions what a male friendship is allowed to be.

Director: Christian Zetterberg
Sweden, 2021
9:11 min

Born 1993. Director from Sweden making children and youth films. Often "coming of age" dramas about norms, identity and relationships. The goal is to create films that pose questions to the general public, emotionally touching but at the same time warm and easy to relate to.

Educated at Fridhem’s Film School in Sweden and today the co-owner of Gråklippan, a Swedish production company for children. That over the last three years have produced a number of short films, which have proven to go well at several film festivals. Most recently "Moving Forward", with support from the Swedish Film Institute, in co-production with Film i Väst, and “Skoldiscot / Slowdance” which has been awarded multiple awards and shown at over 60 festivals worldwide.

Christian Zetterberg, Director of Shower Boys (2021)

OLD PASTS, NEW FUTURES

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  • BELLE RIVER

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  • SHOWER BOYS

    After a heated training match with the team, twelve-year-old Viggo and Noel go home to challenge each other's limits and masculinity. A sudden stop to an innocent game questions what a male friendship is allowed to be....

  • HOLY MEN

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  • STILL HERE

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  • ACTION!

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  • ABOUT ME

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