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Latter Days (2003)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Romance  -  1 July 2004 (Israel)
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A promiscuous gay party animal falls for a young Mormon missionary, leading to crisis, cliché, and catastrophe.

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Aaron Davis (Steve Sandvoss) and Christian Markelli (Wes Ramsey) are the two most opposite people in the world. Aaron is a young Elder (or a Mormon missionary) who wants to do his family proud and is quite passionate about his religion and film. Christian is a shallow WeHo waiter/party boy who only looks forward to bedding a new guy every night. After Aaron and three other missionaries move into the apartment across from Christian, his friends bet him $50 that he can't get one of them to jump into the sack, so he instantly latches onto Aaron. There are two problems, though - Christian is falling in love with Aaron and the Mormons are not the biggest fans of the homosexual community. Once Aaron is discovered, the two have to go through trials of regret, loss, perseverance, and forgiveness if they both want to get to the thing that matters to them most: each other. Written by Will

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Aaron prays. Christian plays... Opposites attract.

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Rated R for strong sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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Budget:

$850,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$5,174 (Hong Kong) (17 December 2004)

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$5,174 (Hong Kong) (17 December 2004)
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Feature film debut for Steve Sandvoss, who portrays Elder Aaron Davis, and who had only one small television role before this film. See more »

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After his mother slaps him in the face, Aaron starts crying and he has both hands/one hand on his face between shots. See more »

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Elder Aaron Davis: When I first came to Los Angeles, it looked like just this mass of dots... all jumbled and disconnected. It was pretty disorienting.
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Abide With Me
Performed by Heather Floyd
Written by Henry F. Lyte & William H. Monk (as William Henry Monk)
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Produced by Eric Allaman & Michael Lloyd
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by far the best "gay" movie produced

Latter days is the best gay movie of the homosexual genre. Most of the films entail sappy stories, one night stands, and let us not forget infamous baseball teams? Latter days actually contains male affection beyond the kiss in the dark, and quite graphic material that made me wonder whether the film belonged at Blockbuster or badpuppy.com. The films emotional journey is what sets it above the rest in the genre. Not until this film had I seen a story of such intense passion and love, and the torture that it can bring. I think when people cry during movies they should be beaten, but I found myself sobbing throughout several scenes because of the realistic nature of the world in which we live. I suggest every gay male see this film, and if you have a boyfriend, thank him...


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