• 12 O'Clock Boys (2014)

12 O'Clock Boys

Release Date: January 31st, 2014

DVD Release Date: August 5th, 2014

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 14 min

Plot Summary

A Baltimore boy named Pug idolizes a group of dirt-bike riders who raise havoc on city streets. Lacking any other significant male role models, Pug hopes to join their ranks one day.

Director: Lotfy Nathan

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Mission Pictures

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Kenji FujishimaSlant Magazine

    It constantly divides itself between fulfilling the conventions of the informational talking-heads documentary and aiming for a more poetically impressionistic quality. show more

  • 60
    Frank ScheckThe Hollywood Reporter

    The film, which feels attenuated despite its brief running time, doesn’t dig deep enough to provide more than an impressionistic portrait. show more

  • 85
    Ian BuckwalterNPR

    Nathan's film gets at a difficult and sobering fact: Pug's world is one that often rewards only hard detachment and distrust. That's a cultural tradition perhaps even more entrenched than the dirt bikes, and one from which it's more difficult to find release. show more

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