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Engaged (2019)

All Darren wants is to propose to his longtime boyfriend. What could possibly go wrong?


Dave Scala


Dave Scala
3 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »


Credited cast:
Daniel K. Isaac ... Darren
Ryan Jamaal Swain ... Elliot
Victoria Meade ... Lara
Candace Maxwell ... Kayla
Maricelis Galanes ... Michelle
Tucker Lewis ... Ron
Morgan McCourt ... Waitress
Jessica DiSalvo ... Proposal Woman #1
Mark DiStefano ... Proposal Man #2
Hannah Kloepfer Hannah Kloepfer ... Proposal Woman #2
Dan Gonón ... Proposal Man #2 (as Dan Gonon)
Gabriel Awan ... Hector
Noreen Quadir ... Lucia
Francis James ... Cab Driver
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Rodney Colon ... Upscale Party Guest
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Darren keeps trying - and failing - to propose to his boyfriend Elliot. When their relationship is called into an uncomfortable spotlight during someone else's outrageous engagement party, Darren realizes he actually might be self-sabotaging himself due to unresolved insecurities about his sexuality.

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bad timing
25 June 2019 | by ferguson-6See all my reviews

Greetings again from the darkness. A really good friend tells us what we need to hear, not just what we want to hear. We don't all have a friend like that, but Darren (Daniel K Isaac, "Billions") does. As Darren's efforts to propose to longtime partner Elliott (Ryan Jamal Swain, "Pose") continually implode, it takes his straight-shooting friend Lara (Victoria Meade) to point out what the real obstacle might be.

At a very romantic couples' dinner, Darren's efforts are thwarted by a hilarious sequence that results in Darren being shaken and unable to pop the question. Then, Darren must accompany Elliott to Kayla's (Elliott's sister played by Candace Maxwell) engagement party, where the two of them are forced to participate in a quite awkward "Nearlywed Game".

Filmmaker Dave Scala makes 'bad timing' a recurring theme for Darren, who finally realizes (with help from Lara) that perfection in life - or specifically in a relationship- is a pointless goal, one that can't be achieved. The mixture of comedy, insecurities, and true love results in 17 minutes of relatable life.

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1 March 2019 (USA) See more »

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2.35 : 1
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