Home Forum Links Search Contact
Movies TV Shows Actors
Welcome to BoyActors. Login.

I Want to Be Famous

Country: UK

Genre: Drama



Steve is the smallest eleven year old in his class, thinks girls are soppy and prefers painting. He creates an exciting but violent fantasy world of his own, but in reality he is lonely and introspective. Stuart, his best mate, is the most solid thing thing about a comfortless world where people argue too much - usually about him - and, with studied indifference, both boys establish and reestablish their devotion to each other.

Picture for I Want to Be Famous


BoyActors Reviews

2 member reviews/ratings for this Movie

Average and Weighted Ratings are only available once a Movie has received at least 5 ratings

Most recent review listed first

Dividing Bar

Unique and excellent. The director, Roger Lambert, now a noted deer biologist, has been aptly described as a kind of English Éric Rohmer with a special interest in boys and their relationships with each other. As well as this one, there's Follow You Follow Me, about the intense best friendship between two boys of about fourteen, and A Seaside Story, a lighter piece about two very different seventeen-year-old boys taking a seaside holiday together. Lambert's earliest film, Split, is a bit different: it's about an eleven-year-old who, while dealing with his parents' breakup and gaining some solace from kind treatment by male form tutor at school, becomes convinced an alien being is communicating with him -- also a very interesting piece, though marred slightly by the sentimentality that affects many films on boyhood made by 'subject specialists'.

Must Watch My Movie Rating: Red StarRed StarRed StarRed StarRed StarRed StarRed StarRed StarRed Star 9 / 10
Dividing Bar
My Movie Rating: Red StarRed StarRed StarRed StarRed StarRed StarRed Star 7 / 10
Dividing Bar

Page Last Modified: 5th September 2017
Page Added: 22nd May 2003

Page Views: 5382

Copyright 2002 - 2017 BoyActors

This site is non-commercial and is not an official or representative web presence for any of the actors or movies listed. All images and text are the property of their respective owners. Do not link directly to any of the images on this site - please upload them to your own webspace, on the understanding that yours is also a non-commercial site.

While every effort will be made to ensure that no offensive or illegal material is posted on the forums or linked to from the links database, BoyActors administrators accept no responsibility for any content posted or linked to by its members.


The contents of this site, and communications between this site and its users, are protected by database right, copyright, confidentiality and the right not to be intercepted conferred by section 1(3) of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000. The use of those contents and communications by Internet Service Providers or others to profile or classify users of this site for advertising or other purposes is strictly forbidden.

Design and Layout © 2002 - 2007: Bijou. 2007 - 2017: Quantum

Valid XHTML 1.0 Transitional Valid CSS Website security