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Velvet Goldmine

Gay Essential Films To Watch, Velvet Goldmine

Released in 1998 and directed by Todd Haynes, Velvet Goldmine is the tale of a gay British journalist writing about a bi-sexual glam rock star. The film received many awards and nominations, including a nomination for the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival. Shot in London and Manchester, the film features actors Ewan McGregor, Christian Bale, and Jonathon Rhys-Meyers.

Ewan McGregor

Essential Film Stars, Ewan McGregor

Born in Crieff, Scotland, in March of 1971, Ewan McGregor found himself drawn to the theatre at an early age. Unhappy in his early schooling, his parents agreed to let him leave school and follow his dream by enrolling in the Perth Repertory Theatre.

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