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Boy Culture (2006)

Unrated | | Drama, Romance | 31 January 2007 (France)
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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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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le sexe rapporte. l'amour coûte. (France) See more »

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Drama | Romance

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31 January 2007 (France)  »

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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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Gregory is referred to as age 79 early in the film, but Patrick Bauchau was just 67 years old during production of the film. Also, Gregory has not left his apartment in eight years, since the death of his partner, Renaldo, making Gregory approximately 71 years old at the time of Renaldo's death after more than fifty years together. In the flashback scenes, Gregory and Renaldo looked about fifteen or sixteen when they met (although the actor portraying Young Gregory, Chris Bethards, was about 21 years old at the time of production), which would have made their actual relationship about 55-56 years long. 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: [narrating] Forgive me Father, I was selfish.
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They did good
30 April 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

As the author of the original novel, I think Q. Allan Brocka did a good job with the film. I have blogged about it extensively at boyculture.typepad.com and I think that my comments there capture my feelings on the subject. The director and writers kept the essence of my novel even while making some intelligent and creative changes. I can't imagine this film not being picked up by a distributor. All that said, it's very hard judging a film adapted from your own work. But I hope people like it and I'm confident that many will. There are a lot of gay movies out there that are not among my favorite films, that's for sure. But while I had feared something ridiculous might come of this adaptation, I can't stress enough that I feel the filmmakers did an excellent job.


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