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Children of God (2010)

The story of two young Bahamian men who fall in love with each other and portrays the homophobia of the Bahamian society.

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Romeo Fernander
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Lena Mackey
Mark Ford ...
Ralph Mackey (as Mark Richard Ford)
Van Brown ...
Reverend Ritchie
Leslie Vanderpool ...
Rhoda Ritchie
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Mike Roberts (as William Craig Pinder)
Sabrina Lightbourn ...
Mike Robert's Friend
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Purple (as Jason Hanna)
Christine Wilson ...
Anna
Conrad Knowles ...
Mojo
Aijalon Coley ...
Omar Mackey (as Ai-Jalon Coley)
Jonathan Murray ...
Guy in Bed
Juanita Kelly ...
Lonnette
Nicolas Stanko ...
Purple's Friend #1
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The story of two young Bahamian men who fall in love with each other and portrays the homophobia of the Bahamian society.

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Feature length remake of the 2007 short Float. See more »

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The first time romeo visits Johnny in the cottage, he starts to undo his belt and pants. When he lies down on the couch, his pants are zipped up and his belt fastened. See more »

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A very sad attempt for what could have been a great movie
1 October 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The Good; Lead actor is cute. A refection of how homophobia is alive in the Caribbean and fueled by religious hypocrisy. The Bad; The lead actor is obviously not gay and uses that to show a character who has so many odd personal issues. But all of his issues are inconsistent, ironic and for that cause very unrealistic in his bi-polar behavior (one minute he is timid and the next he is outspoken). Film starts with a white boy who is not privileged (and expressively so), from school situation to housing and the next he has a car and money to get around a pay a tour guide. Really!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The conclusion was a cop out that lacked creativity and imagination.

I can understand a film being rushed for budget purposes, but time should be taken to rewrite and put a story together as a package before filming and not be a bunch of conflicting scenarios just to make a point. Did anyone bother to read and try to make sense of the whole script before committing to it?


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