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Luster (2002)

Unrated | | Comedy, Drama | 17 March 2002 (USA)
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Luster is a refreshingly funny and sexy look at unrequited love. Jackson, a cute, lanky, blue-haired poet who works in a record store, is at the center of Everett Lewis' twisted black LA ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Justin Herwick ...
Jackson
Shane Powers ...
Sam
B. Wyatt ...
Jed / Orgy Body (as b. Wyatt)
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Alyssa
Susannah Melvoin ...
Sandra
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Billy
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Derek
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Sonny Spike
Gabriel Dell Jr. ...
Private Investigator (as Gabriel Dell jr.)
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Sam's Mom
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Sextools Delivery Boy (as Norman Reedis)
Chris Freeman ...
Kurt Domain
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Ned Smythe (as J.D. Cullum)
Brian Grillo ...
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Orgy Girl (as Mikee McCraine)
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Luster is a refreshingly funny and sexy look at unrequited love. Jackson, a cute, lanky, blue-haired poet who works in a record store, is at the center of Everett Lewis' twisted black LA comedy. He's got a crush on the sexy young blonde, Billy, who he met at an orgy the other night. But Billy's not into him, he's in love with Sonny, a musician into S&M. Even though Billy doesn't want Jackson, two other guys do: Derek, a clean-cut record store customer, and Sam, the supposedly straight record store owner. Into this mix is thrown Jed, Jackson's hunky cousin, which leads Jackson to seriously contemplate the technicalities of incest. Before he can do anything about it, though, Jed is seduced by Jackson's lesbian artist friend. What's a boy to do? Written by Anonymous

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hit the marker many gay based films miss
11 January 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Luster is more a movie about a guy who happens to be gay ,not a GAY movie. Jackson is an amazing character for this film because like this film although he is strange he is believable and thats how the whole film is dramatic enough to be a movie but not so much that you find no common ground. The relationship between characters is amazing and As a gay guy i can honestly admit i have "fallen in love" a million times before learning the person's last name like how Jackson is crazy over billy who he knows nothing about. That impulse for a connection is totally believable and the film makes you look at the characters and go i have a friend like that or more importantly "i am like that"


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