A pair of recently married gay men are threatened by one of the partners' brother, a religious fanatic who plots to murder them after being ostracized by his church.

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Arthur Sailes must have the courage to marry his beloved Ben Sheets and stand against the obstacles that face him. His brother, Victor, a devout Christian, plans to get himself reinstated into the church after they throw him out because his brother, Arthur, is gay. Written by Sam Mraovich

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Love calms the soul...and so does revenge.


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Sam Mraovich is credited 20 times in the movie: 11 during the opening titles and 9 during the end credits. See more »

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When Victor & his hit-man came out of Ben & Arthur's apartment (with only Ben was in the apartment) in an attempted assassination. As Victor was walking to his car, a airplane background sound can clearly be heard, however in the next scene while Victor was unlocking his car, the sound is clearly gone. See more »

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Arthur Sailes: Hello?
Ben Sheets: Arthur, did you find out yet?
Arthur Sailes: No, I didn't find out. The TV just broke, I've been down here taking a nap.
Ben Sheets: Forget the stupid TV! Try the radio, maybe it being broadcast over the radio.
Arthur Sailes: Okay, let me get out of bed... All right... Hey Ben, I'm losing you, I think your cellphone is dying.
Ben Sheets: Arthur? Arthur? Arthur, my battery is low, I'm losing you.
Arthur Sailes: Hello? Hello?
Radio: [Arthur turns on the radio] Today's latest news: it's been a long battle here in Hawaii, the public has long awaited the ...
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Wow... This was bad
25 October 2004 | by (Dallas, TX) – See all my reviews

This movie was laughably bad. A friend rented it from Netflix and made me watch it. There are so many gaffes and goofs that it's impossible to even bother getting to know the characters and the plot. How about these for example...

The "Vermont Airport" surrounded by palm trees

Ben's miraculously appearing shirt during a phone conversation

The priest's palatial office... complete with a folding card table desk

There is a decent story hidden behind a very bad movie. But even if you look past the technical flaws, you'll find horrid acting and casting. I was most tickled by the casting of a flamboyantly gay actor to play the right-wing religious zealot brother. His opening scene, sitting in his immaculate apartment, stroking his kitty cat, was hilarious.

I applaud the writer/director/producer/editor/star/caterer/cast dentist/composer (and whatever else he did on this move) for actually getting a movie like this distributed. If you have nothing better to do, it could be a fun group movie or even the basis of a drinking game but don't rent it for a powerful story about homophobia and gay marriage.


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