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Struggle (2010)

Struggle is the story of Darren, a young gay man, who arrives in Toronto seeking a new life. Running out of money, and with nowhere to live, he quickly falls in with a group of gay rent ... See full summary »

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Bruce Locke

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Bruce Locke
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Credited cast:
Peter Buzny Peter Buzny ... Mark
Jason Farro Jason Farro ... Jessie (as J. Farro)
Stefan Maroni Stefan Maroni
Christy Morris Christy Morris ... Harley
Mark Pariselli Mark Pariselli
Gaston Pistan Gaston Pistan ... Boytoy
Jamie Potts Jamie Potts ... Darren
Matt Sims Matt Sims ... Alex
Terri Stevens Terri Stevens ... Sapphire
Arthur Vilner Arthur Vilner ... Steve
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Struggle is the story of Darren, a young gay man, who arrives in Toronto seeking a new life. Running out of money, and with nowhere to live, he quickly falls in with a group of gay rent boys. Complicating matters for himself, he falls in love with Steve, one of the group. Steve already has a boyfriend. While desperately trying to avoid becoming a prostitute himself, Darren's loneliness and infatuation with Steve eventually sets him on a downward spiral with tragic circumstances. Written by Anonymous

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Realistic downward spiral.
26 May 2013 | by shatteredillusionsSee all my reviews

I found this to be an enjoyable film to watch, that at times had me smile and other times crying. Maybe its because I used to have a similar lifestyle and could empathise with the characters. I enjoyed the way the story unfolded and the interjection of the Super 8 home movie films that have been spliced into the film. I liked the gritty acting of the main characters who made the film for me, although don't expect Hollywood A class. But it was this acting that made the film for me, no pretentiousness at all. It also gives an insight into the more seedier side of the city - which realistically could be any major city in the world.


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