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Boyz in the Wood
  • 2019
  • UK
  • 1h 27min
  • Directed by: Ninian Doff
  • Cast: Viraj Juneja, Rian Gordon, Lewis Gribben, Samuel Bottomley, Eddie Izzard, Kate Dickie, James Cosmo

Four teenagers (Juneja, Bottomley, Gordon, Gribben) arrive in the Scottish Highlands to complete the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award scheme, only to find themselves the target of mysterious hunters. Doff’s debut aspires to be funny, but it’s a poorly scripted and casually made stab at comedy horror that offers precious little of either.

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Boyz in the Wood

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Boyz in the Wood

19 Jun 20192 stars

EIFF 2019: Ninian Doff's debut is a childish comedy horror set in the Scottish Highlands

'What a load of nonsense,' announces Kate Dickie's befuddled policewoman during writer-director Ninian Doff's feature debut. And, frankly, it's hard to argue. Winner of the Midnighters Audience Award at SXSW, Boyz in the Wood sees four teenagers arrive…

Boyz In the Wood: 'They took us out to the woods and got all freaky with us'

6 Jun 2019

The young cast of Boyz In the Wood chat about the film's early success, their mischievous adult co-stars, and what Eddie Izzard is really like

Ninian Doff has previously been better known as the creator of music shorts for artists including Royal Blood, Migos, Miike Snow and Chemical Brothers. Now he's created Boyz in the Wood, his debut feature in which a quartet of lads attempting to gain…

Scottish comedy Boyz in the Wood to open 2019 Edinburgh International Film Festival

1 May 2019

Anarchic comedy starring Eddie Izzard makes European debut in June

The Edinburgh International Film Festival has revealed its 2019 Opening Night Gala film to be the European premiere of Scottish social satire Boyz in the Wood. The film will open the the 73rd edition of the festival on Wed 19 Jun at the Festival…

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