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It's in the Water (1997)

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Residents of the fictional town of Azalea Springs, Texas go into a panic after a gay local says the town's water supply is what made him gay.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Keri Jo Chapman ...
Alex Stratton
Teresa Garrett ...
Grace Miller
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Mark Anderson
Timothy Vahle ...
Tomas
Barbara Lasater ...
Lily Talbott
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Sloan
Beverly May ...
Vivien Bracken
Kathy Morath ...
Pamela Hughs
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Robert Stratton (as Matthew S.Tompkins)
John Hallum ...
Spencer
Larry Randolph ...
Bruce
Susan Largo ...
Elizabeth Miller
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Viola Johnson
Dion Culberson ...
Ray Ray Johnson (as Dion Culberson / Obsession)
John Addington ...
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In the small southern town of Azalea Springs, the country club set still rules. Here, being a member of "The League" is a must, big hair is still favored by the ladies who lunch, and only hair-dressers and interior designers are supposed to be gay. The addition of an AIDS facility in Azalea Springs has The League unsettled. And the announcement that their charity work will include contact with "those people" leaves them stunned. But the real frenzy begins with a drunken comment regarding the local drinking water. Rumor has it that the water is contaminated with something that actually "turns" people gay. Mix in Brother Daniel's "Homo-No-Mo" meetings, the local newspaper, and a group of rabid homophobic picketers, and you've got a recipe for panic. Heads reel. Women weep. Mothers, hide your children! In the midst of it all, we find Alex Stratton, a young woman dealing with a distant husband, an overbearing mother, and the tedium of meaningless society chatter and endless shoe critics. ... Written by Kelli Herd

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An Outrageous Comedy With A Queer Little Twist!

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Due to a low budget the writer/director cheated where she could. One example is the glasses of water in the restaurant where Thomas and Mark are having dinner. Rather than using ice that would keep melting they used plastic wrap. The Hope House signs are taped paper and the water company signs are magnets on the side of the van. See more »

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When Alex is in bed, watching videos, the print on her T-shirt changes between shots. See more »

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Grace Miller: [seeing Sloane] Nice tits.
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Great movie. A hilarious look at some issues out their that can affect all of us.
6 September 2000 | by (Auckland, New Zealand) – See all my reviews

This movie pokes fun at society and how narrow minded people can really be, you can actually see some of these things happening, maybe not all in the same town, but happening still. The issues are portrayed in a great light, humor. If messages wanted to be sent, they would be understood in this movie. A definite must see.


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