Kaboom is a 2010 film, written and directed by Gregg Araki. The film stars Roxane Mesquida, Thomas Dekker, Juno Temple, Haley Bennett, and James Duval. It premiered at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival, where it was awarded the first ever Queer Palm for its contribution to lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender issues.
Kaboom is a science fiction story centered on the sexual awakening of a group of college students.
Smith (Thomas Dekker) is an 18-year-old film student who identifies sexually as "undeclared" with a strong sexual appetite. He has been having strange dreams about people he knows, and others he doesn't. He is going to college with his best friend, Stella (Haley Bennett), whom he has known since at least junior high. Smith finds a note saying that he is the chosen son.
He has a roommate, Thor, whom he lusts after, regretting that Thor is straight.
Stella goes to a party with Smith, but hooks up with another girl, Lorelei. He recognizes Lorelei as one of the people in his dream....