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Sugar (2004)

R | | Drama, Romance | 6 June 2004 (USA)
Troubled suburban teen Cliff hooks up with a hustler from the streets of Toronto's gay ghetto.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Andre Noble ... Cliff
... Madge
... Cookie
... Ancient Waitress
... Flex
Alastair Moir ... Lil' Bro
Michael Barry ... Shayne
... Butch
Balázs Koós ... Shade (as Balasz Koos)
... Pregnant Girl
Nina Arsenault ... Nina
Tulsi Balram ... Alina
David MacLean ... Andrea
Alexander Chapman ... Natasha
Misakiu ... Rocio
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A provocative and challenging coming-of-age story between Cliff, a restless suburban teen, and Butch, a street hustler, on the eve of his 18th birthday. Butch challenges Cliff's sheltered upbringing by exposing him to a different world that changes Cliff forever. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for strong sexual content including dialogue, violence, language and drug material | See all certifications »

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CAD 500,000 (estimated)
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A sad love story with REAL believable characters.
10 August 2005 | by See all my reviews

I was blown away by this film.

So many of the characters reminded me of people I grew up with during my middle / high school years.. the drugs and all.

There is nothing "pretty" or "whitewashed" about this film, It presents the audience with an accurate look into the lives of gay street kids & their lives.

The way they live, love, and die...

This is the kind of film I was truly surprised that a major chain like Blockbuster would carry.

Wheither you're gay bi or straight, drug user, or straight-edger, there is something everyone can learn from SUGAR.


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