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Make the Yuletide Gay (2009)

 -  Comedy  -  28 May 2009 (USA)
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Olaf "Gunn" Gunnunderson, an out-and-proud gay college student, crawls back into the closet to survive the holidays with his family. He keeps his cool as his quirky Midwestern-hearted ... See full summary »

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Anya Gunnunderson
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Sven Gunnunderson
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Heather Mancuso
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Peter Stanford
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Kevin F. Sherry ...
Bad Sweater Guy
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Man in Bathroom
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Olaf "Gunn" Gunnunderson, an out-and-proud gay college student, crawls back into the closet to survive the holidays with his family. He keeps his cool as his quirky Midwestern-hearted parents try to set him up with his high school sweetheart, Abby. But when his boyfriend, Nathan, shows up at their doorstep unannounced, Gunn must put on a charade to keep the relationship a secret. With pressure mounting from all sides, will Gunn come out before the truth does? Written by Anonymous

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Kelly Keaton has appeared in three movies written, produced, and directed by Rob Williams, and has appeared in the same three movies with 'Kevin F Sherry', Make the Yuletide Gay (2009), Back Soon (2007), and Long-Term Relationship (2006). See more »

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Olaf is home for Christmas in Wisconsin, but in just about every outdoor scene, there is green grass and leaves on all the trees, something you'd never see in Wisconsin in December. Wrongfully considered a mistake: Actually Anya explains how they moved to warmer climate to avoid the harsh Wisconsin winters. See more »

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Olaf 'Gunn' Gunnunderson: Wanna go find the other young people? Maybe they're all playing spin the bottle somewhere.
Nathan Stanford: Oooh, my favorite sport.
Olaf 'Gunn' Gunnunderson: Yeah, like you ever kissed a girl before!
Nathan Stanford: Yeah, Frieda Belluci, fifth grade.
Olaf 'Gunn' Gunnunderson: Really?
Nathan Stanford: Yup.
Olaf 'Gunn' Gunnunderson: What was that like?
Nathan Stanford: Well... you know...
[whispers]
Nathan Stanford: made me gay.
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We Wish You a Merry Christmas
Traditional
Arranged by Austin Wintory
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Fun movie, not too heavy handed
4 December 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I enjoyed this movie. . .

I was not perfect, but it was fun. . .

It didn't preach hard about coming out. . .

It seemed that the problems were that there was no communication from any of them. . .

It had touches from old screw ball movies of the 1940's. . .

Misunderstandings. . .

Confused identities . .

Anya the mother could have played off of the Three Stooges or the Marx Brothers. . .

I would love to see these characters in another movie. . .

Perhaps, the lives of the two young lovers as a couple.


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