Art of Film

Among other things, Boy seems to be about culture. Identify points in the film that seem to specifically address aspects of popular culture, and aspects of Maori culture. What do these cultural touch points add to your understanding of plot and/or character in the film? What is the purpose of including them?
Discuss the use of location shooting in Boy. How does setting interact with other narrative elements in the film? How does location interact with other technical elements?

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