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Boy Culture (2006)

Unrated | | Drama, Romance | 31 January 2007 (France)
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A successful male escort describes in a series of confessions his tangled romantic relationships with his two roommates and an older, enigmatic male client.

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X
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Peyton Hinson ...
Jill
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Joey
Kyle Santler ...
Scooter
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Lucy
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Frank
Cliff Harrington ...
Renaldo (as Clifford Harrington)
Molly Manago ...
Cheyenne
Demene Hall ...
Zelma
William Hall Jr. ...
Oren
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Candace
Kibibi Monie ...
Phyllis (as Kibibi Monié)
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A successful male escort describes in a series of confessions his tangled romantic relationships with his two roommates and an older, enigmatic male client.

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el sexo questa, el amor tiene un precio... (Spain) See more »

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Drama | Romance

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31 January 2007 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Boy Culture - Sex Pays. Love costs.  »

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$500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$27,835 (USA) (23 March 2007)

Gross:

$220,151 (USA) (27 July 2007)
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Film debut (and as of January 2015, the only role) for Cliff Harrington, who portrays Renaldo. See more »

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When X and Andrew are heading to Portland for the wedding, the scenery of Seattle going by is heading north. Portland is south of Seattle. See more »

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X: The orgasm's a trap, but masturbation is bliss.
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References Pretty Woman (1990) See more »

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Making The Grade
Written by Josh Mobley, Charles Dockins
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This was a very good gay film
27 May 2006 | by (Seattle, Washington (US)) – See all my reviews

I just came away from a screening of "Boy Culture" at the Seattle International Film Festival (where the director Q. Allan Brocka began his love of film), and thought "that was a very good gay film". The character acting was strong (especially the cameo part of Andrew's little sister "Cheyenne"). The audience all laughed throughout the film, which helped to ease the tension of some very powerful emotions. Derek Magyar pulled off the difficult job of being jaded and emotionally distant and yet a likable and charismatic character. "X" is part strong, silent, and manly and part Dorthy Parker with acidic observations. During the Q&A after the film, I found myself wanting to read more of the source material that Matthew Rettenmund has written in the original novel. IMDb doesn't give credits for Andrew's family but they really helped bring out his character more. While Darryl Stephens didn't have the same level of emotional non-verbal delivery that Magyar did, he was beautiful to watch and gave a strong performance. Jonathon Trent did a great job in the love triangle and made me think of the original "Queer as Folk" series.


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