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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

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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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Storyline

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:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

21 January 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Austin, Texas, USA See more »

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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Written by Curtis Glenn Heath
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Absolutely WONDERFUL!!!
15 January 2017 | by ohlabtechguySee all my reviews

Am 56 and was searching for gay themed movies on Youtube when I came across this move. I have long dreamed of the type of gay movie I would like to see made..and this fit the bill in every way. You have two brilliant actors playing masculine gay men in small town America. You see an expertly crafted display of a universal theme - the need to be loved and with the one you love. The movie was low budget, but the script and performances were real and made up for any "cheapness" in the look of the movie. Although I didn't need to see the intense sex scene near the end, it was well made, convincing and served a purpose - to show how the sex between these men was more than just raw sex and a one night stand. I, too, was left wanting to see more of the budding relationship form between these two gay men...but was satisfied that the ending implied there were better times to come for these two men.


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