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Bugcrush (2006)

Not Rated | | Short, Drama, Horror | 20 January 2006 (USA)
A small-town loner's fascination with the new kid in town leads him into something much more sinister than he could ever have imagined.

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... Ben (as Josh Barclay Caras)
Donald Cumming ... Grant (as Donald Eric Cumming)
... Amber
David Tennent ... Shannon
Alex Toumayan ... Tim
Billy P. ... Keith (as Billy Price)
Harlan Baker ... Teacher
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A small-town loner's fascination with the new kid in town leads him into something much more sinister than he could ever have imagined.

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Ben: I don't think I could do that.
Grant: I'm not gonna make you do anything you don't want to do, Ben. I promise.
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Featured in Boys on Film 3: American Boy (2009) See more »

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Disturbing movie
28 August 2006 | by See all my reviews

I saw Bugcrush this evening as a part of the Palm Springs Short Film Festival. It was the final movie in the series of gay shorts, with the other movies (for the most part) being funny & interesting. This was the last movie - and was dark, disturbing, grotesque, and bizarre. Perhaps if I was prepared for a creepy, scary movie I would have enjoyed it - but I gasped in all the same parts that the rest of the sold-out gay crowd did. When the Q&A's came at the end, more than half the crowd got up and left, saying things like "Let's get out of here, so I don't have to hear anything about Bugcrush." Of the eight movies shown, Bugcrush was the most memorable - but not in a good way. If that was the point of the movie - it succeeded.


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