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Eden's Curve (2003)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  20 April 2003 (USA)
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A coming of age romantic drama set in 1972 based on real life events.

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Joe
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Ian
Samuel A. Levine ...
Peter (as Sam Levine)
Mathew Walker ...
Police Officer
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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
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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

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Dream like qualities + strong performances
7 April 2003 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

Eden's Curve premiered at the London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival on 6 April 2003. I felt fortunate to be in the audience - also with director Anne Misawa, producer Jerry Meadors and four cast members present.

The story is principally that of Peter (Sam Levine), a 17 year old studying at an all male university in Virginia in the early 1970s. Peter embarks on a fraught relationship with his room-mate Joe (Trevor Lissauer) and Joe's girlfriend Bess (Amber Taylor); but as tender love turns to jealousy and rage, Peter is forced out of his fraternity (despite the protestations of Billy, played with a delightful amorality by Bryan Carroll) and eventually into the arms of Peter's poetry tutor, Ian (Julio Perillan in a stand out performance).

The film has an ethereal quality - I kept thinking of various 4AD album covers seemingly sprung to life on the big screen. A little gem and well worth a look.


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