Brown Boys

Brown Boys - 2019

Cast Productions Ltd - 92 min.
DVD UPC/EAN # - 9312590159077

Principal Cast: Hans Masoe, Lagi Farani, Johnny Aukusitine, Suivai Autagavaia, Eteuati Ete, Jesme Fa'auuga, Peter Leaupepe, Tom Natoealofa, Natalie Toevai, Aleni Tufuga.
Writer: Hans Masoe; Director of Photography: Jared Jones; Original Music: Mike Bloemendal; Editor: Guillaume Arnoulet; Producer: Henry Cheng ; Director: Hans Masoe.

Brown Boys is a comedic coming-of-age film about six Samoan men, living in South Auckland. Their world is changing and they must move past the stage of going out, drinking and womanising. When one of the boys expresses a desire to settle down, it causes reactions among the group that could rupture their bonds of friendship and family forever.

Censor Rating: M - Review rating: B-

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Starting 21 August 2019, an All Regions DVD became available from New Zealand and Australian resellers selling for about $25. It has 2.25:1 format with DD 5.1 and DD 2.0 spoken English soundtrack options. There are English subtitles when Samoan is spoken, but no subtitles when English is spoken. There are no extras.

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