May 4, 2001

More Than Friends

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Coming-of-age films come and go, but Nico and Dani is here to stay. This sweet film about the discovery of sex, and everything else that goes along with it, should become an instant classic. Grasping the topic of homosexuality with strength, Nico and Dani is a movie to experience.

Having a house to himself on the coast of Spain, Dani (Fernando Ramallo) has his grade school friend Nico (Jordi Vilches) visit for the summer. The 17-year-olds experience a summer of freedom, as well as one of self-discovery. They spend many days and nights thinking and discussing the enigma of sex and sexual needs.

These two actors give superior performances. They depict the naivet