Disco Boy

After a painful journey through Europe, Alex, the Belarusian, joins the Foreign Legion in France and clings to a confused hope of a European identity. Jomo, the Nigerian, fights for the survival and durability of his people in the Niger Delta and is ready to die to defend his ideas. These two young people who are sacrificed and smashed together will, against all odds, meet and their destinies will merge to continue across borders, bodies, life and death...

  • Released: 2023-03-09
  • Runtime: 92 minutes
  • Genre: Drama, War
  • Stars: Matteo Olivetti, Franz Rogowski, Robert Więckiewicz, Leon Lučev, Ash Goldeh, Michał Balicki, Max Geller
  • Director: Giacomo Abbruzzese
  • thebeachlife - 19 July 2023
    This multi-layered film depicts an internal journey that starts when two reckless guys from Belarus enter Poland with a three-day visa hoping for a life of a dream in France, where everyone drinks Bordeaux and eats Camembert. The journey changes its purpose and destination as the main character matures and experiences things one can never forget. His thoughts and dreams are hallucinating with memories and regrets, and by the end of the journey he will become someone else.

    Throughout the film, we see a lot of injustice, violence, death and danger, as well as Alex and Jomo, the two main characters (or are they one?), with their two eyes: one black - for the real, the other one light - for the illusion.

    PS: remarkable OST from Vitalic.