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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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Cast

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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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Trivia

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

Goofs

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 »

Soundtracks

Sailboats in Nassau Harbour
Words and music by Eric Minnis
Courtesy of 21 Bahamian Classics
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i didn't want the movie to stop
31 January 2014 | by (netherlands) – See all my reviews

Ooooh i so enjoyed this movie. Everything about it was wonderful. Love the actors, black and white. Love the melancholy in everything you see. Love the beautiful scenery of the Bahamas's and really loved the music in the back. This movie has so many dimensions. It is a love story but it is also a statement that shows that homophobia is harmfull for the people we love and that gay people are everywhere.

Being gay i could really relate to Johnny because i now how it feels to be left out. So that performance was really convincing. The role of Romeo was also pretty convincing. I've learned that there are gay people acting like they are straight around others but when you are alone with them they hit on you.

The only thing i hate in gay movies overall is that the gay character always dies in the end. That is so cliché and it spoiled the fun.... a bit. Because all the other things are sublime i forgive the director for this bit.

Overall it is a very good movie and one of my recent favourite gay flicks. I would certainly recommend it to anybody who loves a gay romance movie or people who need to open their minds about the gay topic. Well done!!!!!


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