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Jack, in full puberty, not only has to deal with his parents' divorce, but also feels his world is falling apart when his dad tells him he is living with a man. He slowly comes to terms with his own feelings when the girl he has a crush on turn out to have a gay dad as well and his best friend's parents end up not having the perfect marriage Jack thought they had. Written by Frances Joan

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She's coming apart, he's coming out. Raising your parents isn't easy.

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Rated PG-13 for mature thematic material
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An exceptional find
17 July 2004 | by (Winnipeg, MB) – See all my reviews

I too had not heard of this film and came across it by accident. It is well written and acted with a good solid cast. The portrayals of all the characters are strong and very well done. The film deals with a complex subject with sensitivity and understanding. The film shows a seldom seen portrayal of relationships and life itself. The background narration by the young man provides real insight into the turmoil he works through. I would recommend this film to all teenage boys in particular as it provides a perspective, which they are not likely to find in school. It seems to me that many teenage boys are frightened by gay people and often use this fear to strike out against what they do not understand, as witnessed by the writing on his locker. The film is certainly more than worth the time to watch it.


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