The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys

The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys
The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys

Year

2002

Duration

100 minutes

Genres

Drama

Language

English

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Synopsis

Sometimes comic books are just a fun way to pass the time - but sometimes they can escape the page and affect real life. That's one of the themes of this solid coming-of-age drama set in an American small-town in the 1970s, where a group of four friends attend a strict private Catholic school, being taught by the harsh and vindictive nun Sister Assumpta. The four take refuge in collectively writing a comic book in which they all have a heroic alter-ego - but when it falls into the hands of Sister Assumpta, it leads to a finale that will change all of their lives forever.

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This film contains strong language and moderate sex references and suitable only for older Into Film members.

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