This third and final film of the Falls trilogy revisits former Mormon missionaries Chris and RJ, six years after they first fell in love and were disciplined for it, as they formulate a plan to be together at long last.
Chris and RJ reunite five years after coming out to their families and their church as gay men, where the factors that led to their separation are revealed as they mourn the death of their mutual friend Rodney.
The Falls is a feature film about two missionaries that fall in love while on their mission. RJ travels to a small town in Oregon with Elder Merrill to serve their mission and teach the ... See full summary »
Brian J. Saville Allard
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RJ and Chris have been growing closer. Chris, now divorced but still an active member of the LDS church, still lives in Salt Lake City with his young daughter Kaylee. RJ has moved to Portland, and is a successful writer. Chris takes a weekend trip to visit RJ in Portland, but their burgeoning relationship is thrown for a loop when the LDS church announces a ban against baptisms for children of same sex couples. They are divided about how to handle the announcement, and what it means for their relationship and their faith. Even though he still has faith, RJ would rather just be done with the Church, but Chris is not ready to let it go. Chris goes home with the issue of their relationship still unresolved. But when Chris' mother unexpectedly dies, RJ drops everything to fly to Salt Lake City and be there for him. During the visit, Chris' father Noah Merrill, who is a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and strongly disapproves of same-sex relationships, has a change of heart ...Written by
Utterly endearing and emotive..A movie to breathe, kiss, feel, and cherish forever!!
So far in my life, I must say, I have not seen anything as beautiful as this movie, and as divine. I feel humble and proud to have watched such an authentic gay drama - a soulful journey of deep love (between two men) and its ability to survive despite all the repressions.
It is with overwhelming pleasure that I watched this film and almost wished it would never end. As I am writing this, I remember how I eavesdropped and relished their tearful dialogues as if I was right there in their room. I can say with reckless conviction that no other gay-themed film did or will touch the depth of authentic love-rich emotions as this one did.
So many iconic elements I loved about this spellbinding gay phenomenon: including its memorable romantic scenes, passionate intimacy, & unquenched longings, heartfelt affection & tender sentiments, mature empathy and committed monogamy.
For once, it inspires us to reinstate our lost belief in devoted love and value of small sacrifices. It is also about how love, through the phase of separation, grows deeper, desperate and more intense...so that when lovers actually meet back their mutual passions relinquish their desire to stop at it.
The story is utterly endearing, strongly impassioned, surprisingly emotive...and so delicately presented that you can't help falling for its charm. Not a single most romantic movie I have seen, straight or gay, has narrated a tale of powerful, true love like the one that materializes between Chris and RJ - the one that patiently breaks every malignant boundaries imposed by the world around us.
The two lead actors have delivered sublime performances creating an unforeseen, original chemistry that speak of genuine feelings. I am never going to dare forget this film ever; it will linger forever in my heart.
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