Released in 1998 and directed by David Moreton, Edge of Seventeen is a coming of age story for a teenager coming to grips with his sexuality at the end of high school. The film won Outstanding American Narrative Feature, Screenwriting, and Actor awards at the L.A. Outfest. Shot in Sandusky, Ohio, the film features actors Chris Stafford, Tina Holmes, and Andersen Gabrych.
Actor and writer Andersen “Ande” Gabrych’s breakout role came as Rod in the gay coming of age drama, Edge of Seventeen. Delivering a compelling performance as a homosexual college student, Gabrych received opportunities to appear in other gay themed films, including Another Gay Movie, Boys Life 4: Four Play, and the goth drama Gypsy 83.