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Dorian Blues (2004)

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High school senior Dorian begins a gay man's odyssey when he determines that he's gay and decides to come out. Chief among concerns is the reaction of his father, who has never liked him.

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Dorian Lagatos
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Nicky Lagatos
Steve Fletcher ...
Tom Lagatos (as Steven Charles Fletcher)
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Maria Lagatos
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Spooky
Ryan Kelly Berkowitz ...
Tiffany (as Ryan Kelly Berkowitz) (as Ryan K. Berkowitz)
Chris Dallman ...
Andrew
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Therapist
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Social Worker
Cody Nickell ...
Ben
Jack Abele ...
Ben's Father
Richard Burke ...
Muscles
Sian Heder ...
Ellie
Carl Dana ...
Priest
Portia Kamons ...
Party Matchmaker
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Storyline

Coming-of-age. A small-town young man realizes why he's such a misfit - he's gay! Adolescence is proving a pain for the always-thinking Dorian. He's an outcast and the butt of classmates' fag jokes at high school. He's different and understands why when he reaches the conclusion that he's a "stereotypical gay." He soon announces this discovery to his homophobic, Nixon-loving dad. As Dad throws him out of the house, Dorian's off to NYU to encounter a new world of coffee houses, sophisticates and handsome men. Written by Anonymous

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Sometimes finding yourself is a matter of checking the closet. See more »

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Comedy | Drama

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28 September 2006 (Germany)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$185,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$12,605 (USA) (23 September 2005)

Gross:

$71,469 (USA) (10 February 2006)
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First feature film role for Michael McMillian. See more »

Quotes

Therapist Dr. Michener: Relax. We'll do our best.
Dorian Lagatos: Oh, there's a great doctor line, "Relax, we'll do our best," usually followed by, "Sorry, we did all we could."
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Great Film
1 February 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I thought this movie was GREAT. I saw Dorian Blues at a film festival in Michigan and it was WAY better than I had expected. I saw it in the morning and had just gotten into town after driving over an hour. I was expecting some poorly put together independent film, but it was very good. It was funny...at times hilarious, but also managed to stay somewhat serious when need be. It's a great film for people who are gay, especially if they've come out recently. Dorian is such a likable character, as was his brother. The movie did a fabulous job(you'd be laughing if you'd seen the film) showing the life of a teenager who just discovered that he is gay. As somebody who has been in his situation, I found that it was relatively accurate showing the feelings and situations that you experience right after coming out. I saw it with a straight friend of mine and he loved it as well. It's just a funny look at a young, somewhat awkward boy's life, just after he realizes he's gay. It's FABULOUS!!!


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