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Pit Stop (2013)

Not Rated | | Drama, Romance | 21 January 2013 (USA)
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Recovering from an ill-fated affair with a married man, Gabe finds solace in the relationship he maintains with his ex-wife and daughter. On the other side of town, Ernesto evades life at ... See full summary »

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Yen Tan

Writers:

David Lowery, Yen Tan
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bailey Bass Bailey Bass ... Cindy
Marcus DeAnda ... Ernesto
Yesenia Garcia ... Hilda
Bill Heck ... Gabe
Heather Kafka ... Linda
Richard C. Jones ... Chase
Alfredo Maduro Alfredo Maduro ... Luis
Jonny Mars ... Russ
John Merriman ... Winston
Amy Seimetz ... Shannon
Corby Sullivan ... Les
Adi Adi ... Cat
Naila Ahmed Naila Ahmed ... Convenience Store Clerk
Justin Arnold ... Chuck
Charlotte Bass Charlotte Bass ... Elementary School Student
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Recovering from an ill-fated affair with a married man, Gabe finds solace in the relationship he maintains with his ex-wife and daughter. On the other side of town, Ernesto evades life at home with his current live-in ex-boyfriend by spending much of his spare time visiting a different, comatose, ex-boyfriend, who was in a recent accident. Impervious to the monotony of their blue-collar world, they maintain an unwavering yearning for romance. The emotional isolation the two men have grown accustomed to is captured in a subtle, optimistic, poetic fashion while avoiding melodrama. The film premiered at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, and was also screened at several other film festivals in the US and Canada, including a variety of both traditional and LGBT themed fests. Written by Websurfer / edited by TrivWhiz

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Drama | Romance

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Country:

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English | Spanish

Release Date:

21 January 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Пит-стоп See more »

Filming Locations:

Austin, Texas, USA See more »

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2.35 : 1
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Featured in The 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards (2014) See more »

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Tonight's the Night
Written by Curtis Glenn Heath
Performed by Bill Heck
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A Fantastic Film about individuals that are gay, no stereotypes
8 May 2015 | by solarprestigeSee all my reviews

Small quiet film about a few gay men in a small town in Texas. Each of their stories, some totally unrelated, until Gabe and Ernesto meet. Excellent quiet plain talk movie. Real people problems and lives all at the same time, but overwhelming, a few stories that end in one.

If you want 'young' gays from big cities, big gay communities, stereotypes, lots or any sex scenes = ACTION, clichés, hot handsome 'model's, then this is not a film for you.

If you want real people out there in the small towns that live real lives in a different place, real REAL conversations, situations, relationships, etc., Not a soundtrack from beginning to end of House Beat "Gay" music, then you could consider trying this movie.

The director, Yen Tan, should be a giveaway to a style of film. NOT Hollywood, Not gay films for the young and horny, but a film about real people, other people, etc.

For this type or style of movie, this one is great!


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