Jamie is a shy teenager, often bullied at school. His neighbour Ste has a rough time at home, being beaten by his father and brother. This issues bring them together and they find that what they feel for each other is more than friendship.
After his gay cousin dies from hepatitis, young Laurent, who lives with his best friend Carole, falls in love with Cedric, a plant scientist. He's afraid to inform his conservative parents that he is gay.
Aaron Davis (Steve Sandvoss) and Christian Markelli (Wes Ramsey) are perhaps the two most opposite people in the world. Aaron is a passionate young Elder (a Mormon missionary) who wants to do his family and church proud. Christian is a shallow West Hollywood waiter/party boy who only looks forward to what man the next night will bring to him. After Aaron and three other Elders move into the apartment across from his, Christian's friends make a bet that he can't get one of them into the sack, so he instantly latches onto Aaron, suspecting there is more than meets the eye to him. There are two problems, though: Christian finds himself questioning his own identity as he falls in love with Aaron and the Mormon Church treats homosexuality as a sinful lifestyle. When Aaron's burgeoning sexuality is discovered, they will have to go through trials of regret, loss, perseverance, and forgiveness if they want to get to the thing that matters to them most: each other.Written by
Through researching his role as a man with AIDS, Erik Palladino discovered that some of the medications his character was taking would cause at least some hair loss. Therefore, he took a pair of clippers to his own hair to create bald spots, although he shot all of his scenes in one day. See more »
Harmon asks the elders to cite First Corinthians 7:1. Aaron answers with citing Second Corinthians 7:1. Harmon, however, says it is correct. See more »
Elder Aaron Davis:
When I first came to Los Angeles, it looked like just this mass of dots... all jumbled and disconnected. It was pretty disorienting.
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The director would like to give a special thank you to all my former neighbors on Scott Avenue See more »
This film is available on DVD in the US in R-rated and unrated versions. See more »
I just finished watching this film today and all I can say is wow. I don't know much if anything about Mormans but I do know about parents who don't understand homosexuality. I like many gay children growing up haven't had the best reception when we told our parents who we are. But something I do know is that it takes time for parents to process the information that we have provided. Some parents never get over the fact that a child of theirs is gay, but even the staunchest religious person can realize that even though their kid is gay they still love them and allow them to live their lives. Just like Aron's mom did and let her son out of the institution when she realized that Christian really loved him.
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