payboys

Male prostitution is a major problem in the Netherlands, which remains under the radar. Vulnerable and often underage boys who are looking for love, attention and money end up in a world of abuse, violence and addiction. Payboys gives an insight into their lives. How do they end up in this world as young boys? And why is it so difficult to get out?

 

In this film Tristan, Giovanni, Deniz en Gino open up about the dark sides of male prostitution in the Netherlands, from systematic abuse to the exploitation of underaged boys in large underground networks that remain off the radar to police and society to this day.

Length

45 minutes

My role

Director, scenarist, cameraman, editor

 

Location

The Netherlands

 

Year of production

2022

 

Broadcaster

Videoland by RTL

Production house

Skyhigh TV

More info on

www.videoland.nl

TRAILER

The documentary can be watched on www.videoland.nl

FILM STILLS

© 2022 Willem Timmers