A young man returns to his family farm, after a long stay in ex-gay conversion therapy, and is torn between the expectations of his emotionally distant father, and the memories of a past, loving relationship he has tried to bury.
20-year-old Will is on his stag-do when, handcuffed to a lamppost, he is rescued by Michael. The attraction between the two men is immediate. But back at Michael's apartment, Will is sent into a tailspin of shame and confusion.
Benny, a college freshman at the University of Akron, Ohio meets and falls for fellow freshman Christopher at a football game. With the support of their families and friends they embark on ... See full summary »
Nathan, 16, lives alone with his father Stephane. A newcomer in high school, he is invited to a party and falls in love with Louis, a boy in his class. They find themselves out of sight and... See full summary »
In the cloistered world of competitive surf-lifesaving, an Australian hero is de-throned as the reigning champion by a younger, gay competitor. He embarks on a campaign of intimidation and bullying against the newcomer but is forced to confront his own repressed homoerotic desire. A booze-fueled night out brings jealousy, homophobic fear and unrequited lust to a tragic and shocking climax.
Intense, dramatic, and finally a great LGBT film that doesn't fall to the stereotypes
This is a front runner for one of the best films I've seen this year. The story is quite intense and the telling of the three main characters through non chronological order just adds more depth, suspense and intensity. I can't say enough about two dynamics that really make the film. The characters and actors have great chemistry with each other and make the story very believable. Secondly, the cinematography and film editing really are something to behold. Matt Levett plays one of the most intense characters I have seen this year with great believe- ability. But rest assured, he doesn't steal scenes from Jack Matthews or Harry Cook. All three play off each other brilliantly.
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