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The Delta (1996)

Unrated | | Drama | 15 August 1997 (USA)
Lincoln, who's not yet 18, leads a straight life most of the time: he has a girl friend, goes to dances, jokes with guys. But he also has a secret life, in which he's drawn to dark places ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Shayne Gray ...
Lincoln Bloom
Thang Chan ...
Minh Nguyen (John)
Rachel Zan Huss ...
Monica Rachel
Colonious David ...
Ricky Little
Charles J. Ingram ...
David Bloom
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mai Ballard ...
Pool Hall Owner
Gene Crain ...
Sam Bloom
J.R. Crumpton ...
Joe
Richard Daggett ...
Pick-up Driver
Melissa A. Dunn ...
Tina Clifton
Polly Edelstein ...
Debbie Bloom
Ron Gephart ...
Ken Bloom
Patricia A. Gill ...
Joe's Wife
Erin Grills ...
Jacquie Clifton
Robert Hathaway ...
2nd kid on Bike
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Lincoln, who's not yet 18, leads a straight life most of the time: he has a girl friend, goes to dances, jokes with guys. But he also has a secret life, in which he's drawn to dark places where he has sex with men he doesn't know. One night, while visiting a gay video arcade, he connects with John, a Vietnamese-born gay man, in his 20s probably, whose father was an African-American US soldier. John invites Lincoln to spend some carefree time with him, and Lincoln takes him to his father's boat. John then convinces Lincoln to take the boat into the Mississippi delta, where setting off some fireworks out of season precipitates betrayal and revenge. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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$18,134 (USA) (15 August 1997)

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$18,134 (USA) (15 August 1997)
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STATION BLUES
Traditional arranged by Othar Turner
Performed by Othar Turner and His Rising Star Fife & Drum Band
Courtesy of Sugar Ditch Records & Delta Experimental Projects
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And the point was?
9 February 1999 | by (Toronto, Ontario) – See all my reviews



A slow-moving, aimless movie in search of a plot. It was more than half-way through before you got any idea why you were bothering to watch this movie. The answer? Because Shayne Gray is a very attractive man and because like watching an accident scene, you had to find out how much worse it could get. Fortunately it improves as it goes on, but not a lot. Thank God for Shayne Gray.


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