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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Keith Jordan ...
Olaf 'Gunn' Gunnunderson
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Thomas
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Professor Daniel Van Devere
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Anya Gunnunderson
Jim Wharton ...
Man in Bathroom
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Peter Stanford
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Martha Stanford
Derek Long ...
Sven Gunnunderson
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Heather Mancuso
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Diego
Kevin F. Sherry ...
Bad Sweater Guy
Jessica Degase ...
College Students
Meagen Johnson ...
College Students
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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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PRODUCER CAMEO: Matthew Montgomery piano player at party. See more »

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When Abby is talking to Nathan in the back yard porch swing, her hands jump from being behind her back, tucked into her lap, and fists placed on hips within split seconds, then back again. See more »

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Sven Gunnunderson: [So stoned he mistakes a soduku for a crossword] I need a nine-letter word that ends in 4
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A very enjoyable film
14 February 2010 | by (Earth) – See all my reviews

This film is about a closeted gay college student who visits his parents for Christmas. Things go messy when his boyfriend pays them a surprise visit.

It's unusual to have a squeaky clean gay comedy with a festive theme. "Make the Yuletide Gay" is just that. It's so much fun to watch. Even if the budget was low, it didn't show. Every scene is decorated nicely in detail, creating a homely atmosphere that people feel immediately comfortable in. The script is funny, full of double meanings that makes me laugh hard. It also engagingly explores painful realities, making sure that it is not just a piece of forgettable popcorn flick. I enjoyed watching "Make the Yuletide Gay" a lot, and I would recommend it to others.


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