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The Toilers and the Wayfarers (1995)

 -  Drama  -  14 March 1997 (USA)
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Phillip and Dieter nearly suffocate hiding their sexual identity in the face of puritanical small town values. Joined by a mysterious German relative, the three misfits escape to the big ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Matt Klemp ...
Dieter
Ralf Schirg ...
Udo
Andrew Woodhouse ...
Phillip
Jerome Samuels ...
Helmut
Joan Wheeler ...
Anna
Michael Glen ...
Lt. Scallion
Ralph Jacobus ...
Carl
Douglas Blacks ...
Gym Coach / Man at Bus Depot
Anthony C. Paul ...
Paul
Johanna Stucki ...
Renate
Alex Cole ...
Car Dealer
Michael A. Sward ...
Gay Hustler
Kevin Burns ...
Assistant Detective 1
Scott Bukowski ...
Assistant Detective 2
James Hulbert ...
Pastor
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Phillip and Dieter nearly suffocate hiding their sexual identity in the face of puritanical small town values. Joined by a mysterious German relative, the three misfits escape to the big city searching for a place to belong. Written by Jim Hayes <jim_hayes@bigfoot.com>

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never look back ... you'll stumble over the future.

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Amerika und (n)irgendwo  »

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James Frank Tittle developed a small track to dolly the camera on. This was needed due to the cramped quarters of "Anna's" house. See more »

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12 March 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie was done very poorly where the actual storyline is concerned. By simply expounding on the characters lives, adding a little more dramatic fill and by filming this dram in color, this film could have been a wonderful must see work. It is still a suggested viewing work that will hit home for a lot of people young, old, strait and gay alike.

It has been my experience that most gay dramas have sad or violent endings. Although this movie has no such ending it does however leave everything hanging with nothing coming to a complete end. It leaves the audience longing for much more. Movie should have been at least 80min. more with at least some character and/or story line conclusions.


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