Floating is the story of a young man's struggle to come of age during a violent period of emotional and financial bankruptcy. The film stars Norman Reedus as Van, a son shouldering the ... See full summary »
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Floating is the story of a young man's struggle to come of age during a violent period of emotional and financial bankruptcy. The film stars Norman Reedus as Van, a son shouldering the responsibility of his embittered father, with no one to nurture him through his own pain. Van's father is so engrossed in his own troubles that he fails to emotionally support his son. As Doug, Chad Lowe provides Van with friendship, but more importantly, with the knowledge that a "perfect life" isn't always what it seems. After Van and Doug engage in a crime spree that ends in tragedy, father and son finally come together for the first time to transcend mourning. Written by
"Floating" starts off with some promise, showing glimpses into the life of Van, an angry young man sliding into slacker-hood while his once-friends go off to university. Van slowly becomes friends with a new kid, a college swimming champ who has at one level has the life that Van wants, but who in turns seems to want the life that Van has. Unfortunately, the director takes the easy way out at the end, coming up with a predigested and unsatisfyingly pat ending. Gay viewers should be warned that the director suddenly and inexplicably kills off the one gay character just so Van can learn a lesson -- making yet another in the too-long series of dead gay movie characters.
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