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And Then Came Summer (2000)

 -  Drama  -  27 July 2000 (USA)
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A reunion of family and friends becomes an unforgettable vacation when two teenage boys discover their feelings for each other, only to be found out by their families.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Patrick Webber ...
Young Brian-8mm
Tim Madonna ...
Young Tommy-8mm
Holly Waddell ...
Young Jennifer-8mm
Mathieu Smith ...
Seth
Gregory Guzman ...
Seth's friend
Alane Whitmore ...
Seth's Mom
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Lead abductor
Alec Call ...
Abductor
Richard Viscariello ...
Abductor
Jesse Petrick ...
David
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Brian, David and Ricky's Father (as JF Davis)
Anthony J. Domingues ...
Ricky
Phyllis Rodenberger ...
Lillian
Jeremy Douglas ...
Tommy (as Jeremy D. Johnson)
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Kathy
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In this story of sexual discovery and the resulting fallout that might happen within a family, a reunion vacation becomes unforgettable when two teenage boys discover their feelings for each other, only to be found out by their friends and relatives. When the relationship is discovered, so is another startling piece of information, that one of the families had previously institutionalized their son for reparative therapy because of his homosexuality. Written by trivwhiz

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Life was simple and then came summer

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27 July 2000 (USA)  »

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$28,000 (estimated)
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Quotes

Seth: Look, David, I'm... I'm really sorry.
David: Sorry? About what?
Seth: [sighs] I'm sorry that you ever got involved with me. I'm sorry your brother saw us. I'm sorry everything is such a mess right now.
David: It's not your fault. It's just the way life is, right? Look, I don't know what to think about all this, Seth. I don't. Everything I know, everything I've been told, says it's wrong. But what happened the other night it felt right. It did. I'm so screwed up right now.
[coughs]
David: I feel like my insides are being ...
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We believe in a world of love, compassion and mutual respect, a world free from fear, discrimination and prejudice. Each year we donate 10% of our profits to non-profit organizations who work to further this vision. See more »

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God, it's bad...
6 April 2003 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

It's really sad that this film is so horrible. It's obvious that a lot of love, care, and energy went into the making of it. The actors, according to the extras on the DVD, really loved the venture, putting a great deal of themselves into this film. Problem is the script is dreadful, with a few exceptions the acting is horrible, and the direction is so poor that you'll walk away from this film wishing for your time and your money back.

The main problem is that all the good things in the story -- the abduction, the relationship between the brothers and the fathers and the teens in love -- are just plopped down in front with no sense of drama, care, or even thrill. The most interesting bit of the movie, the abduction of one of the characters, wasn't even in the theatrical release according to the DVD. What could have gotten the film off to a bang and left the audience curious, wondering what was going on, invested in the film, never happens. We're left wondering what went wrong with the writing, the directing and everything else.

Jesse Petrick just isn't up to the task of carrying the film. He's -acting- the whole time without an honest note to his performance. Mathieu Smith does an admirable job with his more complicated role. For a first timer, he walk away with his scenes with Petrick. It's a shame that Smith hasn't, as far as IMDB says, had any more work.

Overall, wait for cable. Then hold your breath. The movie is a lot better if you are oxygen deprived and hallucinating good performances and a script that makes sense.


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