Szabolcs quits football against his father's will and returns to his country in Hungary to take charge of an inheritance from his grandfather. There, he meets Aron and they both explore their identities.
Tel Aviv, Summer 1989. Boaz, a beautiful and alluring linguistics student, receives anonymous, male-written, love letters that undermines his sexual identity and interfere with his peaceful life with his beloved girlfriend.
Two moments of Jonas's life intertwine, each reflecting the other: in 1995, when he was a secretive teenager, and 18 years later, as an attractive and impulsive thirty-something looking for balance in his life.
In his fifteenth year of training, aspiring champion swimmer Kuba lives a normal, uneventful life with his girlfriend, Sylwia, a waitress at his mother's, Ewa house. He happily switches back and forth from good sex with his girlfriend to the occasional back rub his mother craves. The relationship between the two women is tense, Ewa urges him to have Sylwia move out of the apartment. He has also been growing more curious about some of the boys who have gay sex at the gym. At a gallery opening one night, he is totally bored and out of the place. While smoking a joint, he meets Michal and they strike up a conversation to Sylwia's delight. Sylwia picks up on his fascination, but Kuba has her heart. She keeps her feelings to herself, as from one day to the next Kuba puts Michal in the middle of his life with her. Kuba drops his training program and begins to dream of another life. His mother is incredulous and urges him to stay on track. Meanwhile, Michal takes on the task of convincing ...
Cracking with the electrifying potential of a forbidden attraction, this often bleak film will warm you with the energy bound up in those first stolen kisses, the thrill of first furtive glances at a hot rippling body, the shuddering tingle of a first touch. If you let it, Skyscrapers will carry you away in its slowly building rhythm, the asymmetry of the lead character's life jolting you as he tries to reconcile the fire of his desires with the cold harshness of his reality. The haters in these reviews seem to forget that not everyone lives the experience of a comfortable, well adjusted middle class life. This film is no anachronism, nor is it throwback; ugliness still abounds in our world, and this film is a reminder that everyone deserves the freedom to find beauty.
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