Michael – a player, outgoing, cocky, charming, immature, disloyal Sefa – immature, party-goer, drinks a lot, irresponsible Stanley – childish, intuitive, he seems stupid, weird, daydreamer, Albert – shy, seems mature, mamas boy, not confident, responsible, hard-working, innocent Tania – nerdy, organised, friendly, accommodating, passive Princess – femme fatale, temptress, easy Leilani – authoritative, traditional, forgiving, long-suffering
Friendship – If you sh*t on one friend, you sh*t on all your friends. Shots – all boys are together in mid or long shots. Mid- shot/close-up of handshake. Music – up-beat music in bars Importance of culture – when priest talks to boys, we see him with low angle shot so he appears bigger and more dominant, he is framed by two people. Boys are seen with a high angle so they seem small – they have no status.
Growing up – When are you gonna grow up, Sefa? Be a real man? You boys are so useless! (Tania) Lighting – begins bright, as they are challenged the light is gloomier. Mirror scene – shots held for a long time and the light is dimmer as we see they are changing. Love and relationships – Sefa and Leilani – golden light, soft romantic music in background – we can see they love each other. As they separate – sad music, gloomier lighting.