Beach Boy 2011
32min | Short, Drama | 19 January 2011 (Germany)
Dimi has to spend the summer vacation with his older brother, by the Baltic Sea. On a country road, he meets and gets infatuated by Isabelle, who turns out to be his own brother Steffen’s new girlfriend.
Dimi a teenager and his older brother. at Baltic sea campsite. a meet. and the first love. the film has the basic gift to translate, in right, delicate and precise manner the feelings of a teenager. and the chance to have a good actor for the lead role. the naive questions, the shy, the jealousy, the silly-touching reactions are the tools of Dimi to seduce Isabelle. and this fresh realism does “Beach Boy” a nice film. the coherence of story. the poetry of few words and gestures, significant only in the circle of a specific age. the trip. and the confession. and the walk to the beach. the ice, the trip with the boat, the expectation and the dialogues with his brother. all as a seductive portrait of a teenager in front with his first love.
Director: Hannes Hirsch
Writer: Hannes Hirsch
Stars: Andrea Gabrin, Tom Gramenz, Timo Jacobs
Release Date: 19 January 2011 (Germany)
Filming Locations: Darß, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany