A gay thirty year old lives at home and is in the midst of a serious creative funk. Rejected by numerous art schools and lacking romantic prospects, he looks to his charismatic Uncle Alfred for inspiration.

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Andrew Magnus
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Lucy
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Genna Magnus
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Jerry
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Larry
Alvin Epstein ...
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Omewenne ...
Ingrid
Diane Beckett ...
Mailwoman
Craig Hickman ...
Poetry Slammer
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Jody O'Neil ...
Marc
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Young David / Mailperson (as Eddie Rutkowski)
Ursula Ryan ...
Nurse
Richard Snee ...
Thomas Magnus
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A gay thirty year old lives at home and is in the midst of a serious creative funk. Rejected by numerous art schools and lacking romantic prospects, he looks to his charismatic Uncle Alfred for inspiration.

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Strange but wonderful!
29 June 2000 | by (Boston, MA) – See all my reviews

I happened to stumble upon this oddly perfect little flick at a film festival in Boston. While it's essentially a gay film, I believe that, as a straight guy, I was as entertained by it as anyone else. It's laugh-out-loud funny at times and quite tender and sad at others. Alexis Arquette's performance is truly outstanding as is the Uncle's. And Kijak's directing is flawless. It's one of those films that you still find yourself talking about months later. Run out and rent it.


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