An intoxicating blend of fantasy and cold reality when exciting but troubling sexuality enters into a shy teen's formerly innocent world.

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Synopsis: This very unconventional coming-of-age tale is an intoxicating blend of fantasy and cold reality as it follows shy teenager’s perilous period when exciting but troubling sexuality enters into his formerly innocent world. Seventeen-year-old high-schooler Pol has stubbornly extended his childhood, aided in no small measure by his opinionated, drums-playing, English-speaking pet teddy bear Deerhoof. But when he meets alluring new student Ikari, the safety of Pol’s innocent imagination crumbles he experiences his first pangs of love and sexual longing. But what will happen to Deerhoof in this new world and can Pol accept his new-found feelings? Co-starring Martin Freeman (The Hobbit, “Sherlock”) as his perceptive teacher, this fresh, inventive take on first love that is funny, often bizarre and tragically intense. In English (and Catalan with English Subtitles).

Genre

Drama / Fantasy

Rated

NR

Language

Catalan / English

Starring

Oriol Pla ‐ POL
Augustus Prew ‐ IKARI
Dimitri Leonidas ‐ MARC
Roser Tapias ‐ LAIA
Javier Beltrán ‐ LLORENÇ
Martin Freeman ‐ ALBERT

Directed by

Marcal Fores

Written by

Marçal Forés
Enric Pardo
Aintza Serra

Produced by

Sergi Casamitjana ... Executive Producer
Cruz Rodríguez ... Producer
Lita Roig ... Executive Producer
Aintza Serra ... Executive Producer

Awards

Winner: OutFest, Special Programming Award for Artistic Achievement, 2013
Winner: Inside Out, Best First Feature, 2013
Official Selection: San Sebastian Film Festival, 2012
Official Selection: Paris International Fantastic Film Festival, 2013

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Country of Origin

Spain

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