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Gay Essential Films To Watch, Beginners

Released in 2010 and directed by Mike Mills, Beginners is a romantic comedy about a man reeling from his father’s revelation about his sexuality, and subsequent death. The film won an Oscar for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role for Christopher Plummer. Shot in Los Angeles and New York, the film features actors Ewan McGregor, Christopher Plummer and Melanie Laurent.

I Love You Phillip Morris

Gay Essential Films To Watch, I Love You Phillip Morris

Released in 2009 and directed by Glenn Ficarra and John Recqua, I Love You Phillip Morris is about a con man who falls in love with a fellow prisoner and the lengths he’ll go to stay together. The film was nominated for multiple awards, and won the GLAAD Media award for Outstanding Film – Limited Release. Shot in multiple locations in the USA, the film features actors Jim Carrey and Ewan McGregor.

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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