MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 1,659 this week

Eden's Curve (2003)

 |  Drama, Romance  |  20 April 2003 (USA)
5.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.4/10 from 273 users  
Reviews: 16 user | 3 critic

A coming of age romantic drama set in 1972 based on real life events.

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

$0.00 with Prime Instant Video

WATCH NOW
ON DISC

Family Entertainment Guide

Check out IMDb's comprehensive Family Entertainment Guide for recommendations for movies and TV series for every age and every viewing platform.

Visit our Family Entertainment Guide

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 8 titles
created 26 Dec 2011
 
a list of 2291 titles
created 20 Jan 2013
 
a list of 197 titles
created 14 May 2014
 
a list of 62 titles
created 21 Jun 2014
 
a list of 435 titles
created 1 month ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Eden's Curve" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Eden's Curve (2003)

Eden's Curve (2003) on IMDb 5.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Eden's Curve.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

A sexy, comedic drama about two college friends questioning their careers and sexuality in east Los Angeles.

Director: Jesse Rosen
Stars: Johnny Ray Rodriguez, Rachel Castillo, Jim Dineen
True Love I (Video 2004)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Seven short stories about growing up gay in America and searching for true love.

Director: Michael J. Saul
Stars: John Ainsworth, Charlotte Ann, Michael Bierman
Good Boys (2005)
Crime | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Two rent boys, hired by a trick to perform together, develop a relationship.

Director: Yair Hochner
Stars: Daniel Efrat, Dana Balalti, Michael Hamel
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

Young Beetle Hobbs wants out of his small town and sees his ticket in Grady Wilson. Set in the desolate Smoky Mountains, Grady has recently left the big city to become the proprietor of a ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Gaston
Stars: Ross Beschler, David J. Bonner, Claire Bowerman
Altitude Falling (Video 2010)
Romance | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.2/10 X  

Horrified at the abuse of his invention, Greg moves to a small mountain town and falls in love with Danny. After landing his lover a government job, Greg discovers that Danny will soon be ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Bright
Stars: Heath Allyn, Matt Beene, Paul Bright
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Sixteen year old Kristian is very shy, and is struggling to adjust to his new Copenhagen school. He makes friends with two very different boys, nonconformist Henrik, and bullying clique leader Patrick, who he soon discovers is gay.

Director: Stefan Henszelman
Stars: Rita Angela, Carsten Morch, Lilla Nielsen
La león (2007)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

This visually stunning directorial debut is set in a place lost in time in northern Argentina. Alvaro is a gay man whose is an outsider. He works for the violent El Turo, a captain of the ... See full summary »

Director: Santiago Otheguy
Stars: Jorge Román, Daniel Valenzuela, José Muñoz
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

With the impressive "Between Something & Nothing," Todd Verow (Vacationland, Bulldog in the Whitehouse) once again revisits his own past, recounting the life of a freshman art school ... See full summary »

Director: Todd Verow
Stars: Robert Axel, Gil Bar-Sela, Theodore Bouloukos
Documentary | Biography | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Ron Peck talks about his experiences of growing up as a gay man, the attitudes to homosexuality in Britain, and his journey towards making his film Nighthawks (1978).

Director: Ron Peck
Stars: Ron Peck, John Brown, John Daimon
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Five teenagers in the U.S. and Bolivia try to make sense of their sexuality and the complexity of their identity.

Director: Rodrigo Bellott
Stars: Alexandra Aponte, Roberto Urbina, Jorge Antonio Saavedra
Twisted (1996)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

A retelling of Charles Dickens' classic novel Oliver Twist set in a New York City contemporary underground populated by drag queens, drug abuse and prostitution.

Director: Seth Michael Donsky
Stars: Ray Aranha, Keivyn McNeill Grayes, Elise Ballard
Dorian Blues (2004)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

High school senior Dorian begins a gay man's odyssey when he determines that he's gay and decides to come out. Chief among concerns is the reaction of his father, who has never liked him.

Director: Tennyson Bardwell
Stars: Michael McMillian, Lea Coco, Steve Fletcher
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Joe
...
Ian
Samuel A. Levine ...
Peter (as Sam Levine)
Mathew Walker ...
Police Officer
...
Bess
Stephen Daniels ...
Frank
Andrea Vaughn ...
Agnes
Bryan Carroll ...
Billy
Martha Chukinas ...
Peter's Mother
Ray Hammack ...
Peter's Father (as Clyde Hammack)
Kelly Decker ...
Lauret
Alice Saunders ...
Nosy Neighbor
Jennie Gwynn ...
Bess's Mother
Deborah Kovarski ...
Joe's Mother
Raymond Ruocco ...
Joe's Father
Edit

Storyline

This is Peter's story; an 18 year old boy who takes a journey through a conservative southern all-male university in order to discover himself. With the help of his roommate, Joe and his roommate's girlfriend, Bess, Peter begins to explore more about himself and his values only to be crushed by those who love him. The path becomes blurred and treacherous and Peter learns that only by relying on the strength of strangers will he be able to heal himself. The decisions he makes when confronted with this new truth will affect him forever. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

20 April 2003 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

O Triângulo de Eden  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(DVD)

Color:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Dreamy atmospheric mood-piece with acute sense of period
7 April 2003 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

I saw the world premiere of 'Eden's Curve' at the London L&G Film Festival on 6 April & was hooked. The film has a lush distinctive visual style all its own which stays in the memory long after you walk out of the movie theatre. Apparently based on real-life events in a backwoods Virginia University in the early 70s, it succeeds in conveying the spirit & look of the time with exactitude (think a grainier more sepia-tinted version of "The Ice Storm"), Ang Lee meets Jim Jarmusch.

Framed around a bisexual menage-a-trois & a young man's coming-of-age, the film is actually "about" much wider themes of identity, commitment & the limits of romanticism. Sam Levine is excellent as the lead character, a blank page waiting to be written on. Viewed from Europe though, the "real" subject of the film is the Virginia landscape, how the enormity & relative emptiness of America provoke a conflict between 'pioneer' independence & bourgeois conformity unimaginable on this side of the pond.

This is a film about mood & longing, more than about narrative or even characterisation. That means it deserves a wider audience & a good US distribution deal. It would be a tragedy if work of this quality doesn't get seen beyond the "gay film festival circuit", valuable though that is. Go See!


11 of 13 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
pretty much 90 minutes of crap.... otterman47
Pretty Craptastic blick1982
eden,s curve studabaker1
What happened? imboicraze
Virgil Goode linked to Eden's Curve jvalatka
The worst movie I have ever F'ing seen! Shayalon
Discuss Eden's Curve (2003) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?