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Dorian Blues (2004)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama | 28 September 2006 (Germany)
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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
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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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A witty and lively tragedy. See more »

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Comedy | Drama

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28 September 2006 (Germany)  »

Also Known As:

Dorian Blues - Eine witzig-spritzige Tragödie  »

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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

Dorian Lagatos: Oh my god, wouldn't it be fabulous if this were just the answer to the whole problem?
Nicky Lagatos: First things first, don't ever say fabulous.
Dorian Lagatos: No?
Nicky Lagatos: No, it's not a straight word.
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References The Karate Kid (1984) See more »

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Loverman
Written by Roger Ramirez (as Roger "Ram" Ramirez), Jimmy Sherman, Jimmy Davis (as James E. David)
Performed by Ryan Kelly Berkowitz
Courtesy of Universal Music
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20 November 2004 | by (connecticut) – See all my reviews

I just saw this film at a gay lesbian film festival with some friends and we all enjoyed it. We liked the jokes and we could all relate to the pain of coming out. We were all hoping that we might see more revealing shots of the straight brother who is just adorable, but que sera sera. One of my favorite scenes was at the end when the star of the film is compared to his father. At first I could not see it, but then I saw the connection between the warped anger in each character. The angry father did a great job in making everyone fear him and truly believe that he was inflexible. The film took place in the early 90's. If I had one wish it would be for an epilogue.


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