Young Tim Cornish's life has begun with great promise. Blessed with extraordinary good looks, Tim enjoyed much attention and cared little of broken hearts. At University he was a favored ...
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Young Tim Cornish's life has begun with great promise. Blessed with extraordinary good looks, Tim enjoyed much attention and cared little of broken hearts. At University he was a favored student in a prestigious creative writing course, but a chance meeting, a stolen kiss and a sudden flare of passion sets Tim on a journey of betrayal, heartbreak and murder. In a flashback, he tells his story of cruelty, love and a soul-destroying guilt that offers little chance for redemption.Written by
I say this was surprisingly good because it was a gay film, and most gay films are terrible. This one had proper actors and a really good storyline. Why only a 7 rating? Well, I wonder how long "normal" film audiences would put up with every single film they watch being miserable, and a tragedy. I would be hard pushed to name more than a handful of gay movies that are positive, or even just where both protagonists survive! It gets a bit repetitive and depressing. And it's especially poignant when the two leads are so good and the story is so intriguing. Both leads were very attractive, too, which definitely helps when you want to invest in their relationship. I found the casting of the actress playing Isobel very odd. At first glance, when Tim first sees her, I thought she was an old woman. She's not, but she is definitely odd looking, and wholly unconvincing as someone Tim would have fallen for. Maybe that was the point. Being so pretty himself he was looking for something different. Anyway, this is a good film. It's a bit dated now. Letters? Haven't seen a letter in a film for a good while. But despite that I'd recommend this if you like gay movies.
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