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Sugar (2004)

R | | Drama, Romance | 6 June 2004 (USA)
Troubled suburban teen Cliff hooks up with a hustler from the streets of Toronto's gay ghetto.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Andre Noble ...
Cliff
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Madge
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Cookie
Dorothy Gordon ...
Ancient Waitress
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Flex
Alastair Moir ...
Lil' Bro
Michael Barry ...
Shayne
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Butch
Balázs Koós ...
Shade (as Balasz Koos)
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Pregnant Girl
Nina Arsenault ...
Nina
Tulsi Balram ...
Alina
David MacLean ...
Andrea
Alexander Chapman ...
Natasha
Misakiu ...
Rocio
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A provocative and challenging coming-of-age story between Cliff, a restless suburban teen, and Butch, a street hustler, on the eve of his 18th birthday. Butch challenges Cliff's sheltered upbringing by exposing him to a different world that changes Cliff forever. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for strong sexual content including dialogue, violence, language and drug material | See all certifications »

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CAD 500,000 (estimated)
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My take on Sugar
14 December 2004 | by See all my reviews

I just saw this movie last night, and I loved it. I am not a renowned movie critic, or anything, but I really liked this flick. I thought that the story was pretty good. Gay teens that have been through similar situations will understand. I really enjoyed Brendan Fehr's performance as well as Andre Noble's. I was shocked to learn about Andre's death, and I am sorry to say that I didn't get to experience him as a performer. I have seen none of his movies prior to this film. I heard that this film was based on a number of short stories, and now I am eager to read them. I have had a little experience with the kind of life that was portrayed in this movie, the drugs, the street life for a young gay teen that has no other asset than his youth and his looks. I think that the movie was true to the pain that this kind of life causes. I don't think that I can say anything else, except that I really enjoyed Sugar.


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