The Mudge Boy

Gay Essential Films To Watch, The Mudge Boy

The sensitive and often guttural film, The Mudge Boy, offers audiences an emotional and often awkward drama about grief and questions of sexuality concerning a young outsider in rural Vermont. Released in 2003, the film is written and artfully directed by Michael Burke and stars Emile Hirsch, Richard Jenkins and Tom Guiry.

Transamerica

Gay Essential Films To Watch, Transamerica

Released in 2005 and directed by Duncan Tucker, Transamerica received an Academy Award, Golden Globe and two International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival Awards for Best Feature Film, with Best Actress accolades going to Felicity Huffman for her portrayal of the main character Bree Osbourne. Shot in Arizona and New York USA, Kevin Zegers and Fionnula Flanagan also star.

The Conrad Boys

Gay Essential Films To Watch, The Conrad Boys

The Conrad Boys presents the story of a young man who is tragically saddled with more responsibility than he can handle. Produced, written, directed, and starring Justin Lo, The Conrad Boys an intriguing drama which stars Justin Lo, Booboo Stewart and Nick Bartzen.

Gypsy 83

Gay Essential Films To Watch, Gypsy 83

Released in 2001, Gypsy 83 is a story of self-love and acceptance set in the alternative lifestyle sub-culture, with plenty of black lace, questions about body image and sexual identity, and The Cure. This variation on the classic road trip story is full of emotions and life lessons. Directed by Todd Stephens, the film stars Paulo Costanzo, Kett Turton and Sara Rue.

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