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Damion Dietz (writer)
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16 July 1998 (USA) See more »
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A pathological liar and an HIV-positive rapper join forces to take a small gay community by storm. Featuring a cameo by Wil Wheaton (Stand By Me)! | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)
Stephanie Kirchen ... Destiny Rutt (as Stephanie Orff)
Damion Dietz ... Scott Bushey
Saadia Billman ... Sasha Cardona
Darryl Theirse ... Pageant Director

Wil Wheaton ... Christian Bookstore Manager
Jaush Way ... Madonna-obsessed Party Host

Keythe Farley ... Confused Gay Basher
Ann Closs ... Lola Beavers
Sharon Orff ... Wakie Funches

Jill Kocalis ... Colada Bang
Jean Oh ... Pepper Jazwicky
Jason ... Laser Surgery Steve
Jeff ... Polite Steve
Dennis ... Shrimp Fajita Steve
Stann ... Charades Steve
Dietrich ... Ass Grabbing Steve
Charlie ... Applauding Steve

Directed by
Damion Dietz 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Damion Dietz  writer

Produced by
Damion Dietz .... producer
George Orff .... producer
 
Original Music by
Damion Dietz 
 
Cinematography by
Pedro Castro 
 
Film Editing by
Vince Filippone 
 
Costume Design by
Jaush Way 
 
Sound Department
Jeffery Alan Jones .... sound designer
Jeffery Alan Jones .... sound re-recording mixer
Jeffery Alan Jones .... supervising sound editor
 

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73 min
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13 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
Not your average Troma film, 6 June 2004
Author: Zen Bones from USA

This isn't a great film, but I don't think the 2.0 rating and the one negative review in any way reflect the real quality of this movie. The median rating for this picture is 8, so IMDb's arithmetic is questionable, and who reviews a movie after only watching twenty minutes of it?

Unfortunately, this is a Troma release, so the majority of its viewers are going to expect something gross and outlandish, maybe like "The Killer Condom", which was a terrific film, but again, not even close to some of the grossest stuff by Troma. This is actually a rather gentle comedy with some acid wit and low production values that make one yearn for the early days of John Waters (beware though, this film is tame even by Waters' contemporary standards). Stephanie Orff plays a lonely, nerdish young lady who lives in a very small town that apparently isn't too far from Brentwood in West Los Angeles (go figure!). She hopes to get her big break in life by winning the town's beauty pageant, but even with only five competitors (which dwindles to just one other competitor due to various adversities) and the only judge her best friend, her chances look slim. Orff has real charm and Damion Dietz, who plays her gay friend and who also wrote and directed this, has a real talent for subtlety in his acting, writing and direction. It was also a real kick to see Wil Wheaton, formerly the sickeningly sweet Wesley Crusher on Star Trek the Next Generation, playing a seedy, scruple less owner of a Christian Book Store.

Given the lame, sit-comish, unoriginal crap of most of today's gay cinema, this film has a refreshing current of un-PC humor, original characters, and genuine laughs. Check it out!

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