Boy is a 2009 Filipino film by renowned and critically-acclaimed Filipino director Auraeus Solito. The 83-minute film produced by recounts a young poet's infatuation with a young dancer.
“BoY” is a coming-of-age story about a young middle-class man who falls in love with a dancing rent-boy named Aries. The young budding poet, who is unnamed, observes lip-synching drag-queens and dancing rent-boys in a bar one evening and finds himself attracted to Aries. Selling his prized collection of action heroes and comic books in order to afford Aries for one night, the poet brings Aries home for the New Year. Sparks fly while celebratory fireworks go off outside the house and the men forge a fragile connection that neither of them is certain will last. This is an idealistic, coming-of-age tale of a young man who arrives at his first lesson about love, and who learns to grow confidently into his own orientation.