Disco Boy

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Aleksei, a young Belarusian, has his sights set on the nightclubs of Paris. After a painful journey through Europe, he enlists in the Foreign Legion, in pursuit of a French passport. Fate, however, takes an unexpected turn, propelling Aleksei into the heart of the Niger Delta where Jomo, a fearless and charismatic revolutionary is battling insidious oil conglomerates that threaten his community’s existence. While Aleksei seeks a new family in the Legion, Jomo dreams of being a disco dancer; a “disco boy”. In the jungle, their paths converge, intertwining their destinies across borders, bodies, life and death. Featuring an original score from electronic musician, Vitalic.

Genre: Drama

Production Details

Directors: Giacomo Abbruzzese
Cast: Franz Rogowski, Morr Ndiaye, Laetitia Ky

Technical Details

Length: 91 mins
Certificate: TBC
Format: DCP
Language:French, Russian, Polish, Igbo, Nigerian English (English Subtitles)


Date: 29th March 2024


“A visually thrilling, ambitious and distinctly freaky adventure into the heart of imperial darkness… This is bold film-making”

— ★★★★  The Guardian

Disco Boy heralds a promising new talent who totally has the moves”


“(A) bold, visceral, phantasmagorical feature debut… Franz Rogowski is haunted, intense and typically brilliant… This is a rain-streaked film of rich, burnished colours, psychedelic night-vision sequences and atmospheric power”

Sight and Sound

Distributor: Conic
Contact: graham@conic.film