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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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20 May 2011 (USA)  »

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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 »

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Remake of Float (2007) See more »

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Take It Easy
Written by Terneille Burrows
Music by Ray Armbrister and Ira Storr
Performed by TaDa
Courtesy of getMusic Productions
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Children of God is Outstanding. Stephen Tyrone Williams is a find. Bravo to all involved.
19 May 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Originally a wonderful short movie called FLOAT, CHILDREN OF GOD is a moving, thought-provoking, funny and brilliantly poetic love story. Set in the idyllic world of the Bahamas, a blocker painter (Johnny Ferro) searches for inspiration for his painting but instead finds inspiration in the arms of another lost soul (Stephen Tyrone Williams). Director Kareem Mortimer has set this beautiful story in an island paradise. But the characters he has created keep finding ways to keep paradise from coming true for them. The acting in this movie is revelatory. All of he performances are top notch, especially those by Johnny Ferro, Stephen Tyrone Williams and Margaret Laurena Kemp. The camera especially loves the beautiful and sensuous Stephen Tyrone Williams. This movie is a work of art that should be seen by everyone. Bravo to all involved.


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