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Sean is taken to a motel and is given a prostitute for his 18th birthday by his father. He must sleep with her to "fix" his questionable homosexuality.

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Cameron Thrower

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Cameron Thrower
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Cast

Credited cast:
Nick Eversman ... Sean Collins
Rebekah Tripp ... Katie
Jon Briddell ... John Collins
Zach Matchem Zach Matchem ... David
Millie Trachtenberg ... Shirley Jerkins
Anne Montavon ... Mrs. Collins
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lane Blue Lane Blue ... Bully 4
Christian Prentice ... Bully 1
Nate Riley ... Bully 2 (as Nate Coker)
Mike Shill ... Bully 3
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'Pretty Boy' is a coming of age story of a young bullied teen, Sean, struggling with his sexuality and the hardships of high school. After his father finds some questionable magazines in his room, this devout Christian will go to any lengths to get his son to find the light and 'perform' the way a man should. Sean is introduced to Katie, a prostitute that understands the stigmas of modern society and helps him see the true light that is within him. 'Pretty Boy' is meant to inspire our youth to follow their hearts, to seek out their true family if '...the family they were born into isn't the family they're meant to be with.'

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It must be exhausting trying to fix something that's not broken.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 February 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Красавчик See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Sean Collins: It's exhausting tryna fix something that's not broken.
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Haunting drama, incredible performances
7 April 2018 | by ffardatta-97-513500See all my reviews

If this had not been a film short, and was a feature length motion picture, it would have swept the 2018 Oscars! Outstanding performances by the two lead actors. Rebekah Tripp gave the best performance by an actress in a lead role last year. The best acting this reviewer has seen in a very long time. She is riveting and natural. Frankly, she makes the movie. Rebekah, if you are reading this review, congratulations. You should go very far. Note to Casting Directors and agents: Rebekah should be on your short list.


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