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The Twilight of the Golds (1996)

 -  Drama  -  23 March 1997 (USA)
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When Suzanne Stein has a genetic analysis done on her unborn child, she discovers that although she has a healthy baby, the child will most likely be born gay, like her brother, David. She ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Walter Gold
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Phyllis Gold
Jill Bernstein ...
Young Suzanne
Mark Shunkey ...
Young David
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Suzanne Stein
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David Gold
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Rob Stein
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Steven
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Dr. Adrian Lodge
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Jackie
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Brandon
Rose Marks ...
Mrs. Stein
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Farm Girl / Auditioner
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Randy
Lucas Richman ...
Erik
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When Suzanne Stein has a genetic analysis done on her unborn child, she discovers that although she has a healthy baby, the child will most likely be born gay, like her brother, David. She must decide whether to keep the child, or to have an abortion. Her family enters a crisis about love and acceptance as she makes this difficult choice. Written by Phil Fernando

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genetics | gay | baby | acceptance | abortion | See more »

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Ten fingers, ten toes... and gay. Do you still want him?

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Drama

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Rated PG-13 for thematic elements and brief language | See all certifications »
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23 March 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Jumalten hämärä  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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A family torn about the possiblities of a gay child.
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This film was touching. It will make people question their beliefs and raises a lot of moral questions. The casting was very well choosen. Bredan Fraser does a wonderful job of playing a gay man torn over his families dilemma of having another gay child. It is a far stretch from his boy next door image.It shows his ability to portray a wide variety of characters. His sister, played by Jennifer Beals, is pregnant with a child that may possibly be gay. Her and her husband find out, through genetic testing, that their unborn child may grow up to be gay. Her family tries to help her decide if she should keep the child. Since David ( Fraser) is gay he causes his family to deal with the issue in a way they are not prepared to do. His family does not want to make this child suffer as David has. It will make you question yourself as to if there are somethings better off not to know. For instance is genetic testing for such things right and what would you do in that situation? I think this movie is worth watching.


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