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Behind the Red Door (2003)

 -  Drama  -  12 January 2003 (USA)
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A dying man must reunite with his sister to face their family's violent past and find peace in their lives.

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Julia
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Sonny
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Arthur (as Ian Ryan)
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Anna
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George
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The talented photographer Natalie is having financial difficulties in New York. Her friend and agent Julia finds a two day job in Boston for US$ 20,000.00, and the reluctant Natalie accepts the work due to her need of money. When she arrives, she finds that she was hired by her arrogant gay brother Roy, a successful designer. Natalie has broken the relationship and they have not seen each other for ten years. When she finishes her assignment, Roy asks her to stay one more day for his birthday party, and after that he tells her that he has AIDS. Natalie stays with him and along his last days, their resentments change to fraternal love. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Natalie: You know, it's funny. You're the only one in the entire family that ever had a real, loving relationship.
Roy: From your mouth to God's ears. What about you?
Natalie: Nothing like with you and Alan.
Roy: Why not?
Natalie: I don't know. Prefer to be alone, I guess.
Roy: Sometimes I think you're the only woman waiting to come out as a heterosexual.
[Roy leans forward and strokes Natalie's hair]
Roy: No one prefers to be alone, Natalie. No one. The first step is... scary. But it's worth it.
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Courtesy of Something Inviting Records
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I knew Roy Karrell...
21 February 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I thought he was a wonderful man. The first time I met him, he told me I had the face of an angel. I worked for him at Bloomingdale's for Visage Beaute Cosmetics. He was very charming and had a dynamic personality. It was mesmorizing just looking at him. There were 10 of us girls working at the counter and we were all hopelessly devoted to Roy. I also met his partner, Kevin, he was a very nice man, as well. We did whatever we could to make his business a success and were instructed and coached to go out in the aisle of Bloomingdale's and grab women to come to our counter to try Visage. It was a really unique sales technique at the time. I watched this movie recently and I must say, Keifer Sutherland did a good job of portraying him, although I never saw this tougher side of Roy. I am glad that there is some sort of documentation to commemorate this very special man.


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