Unrated min Drama, Romance. Conversion therapy is no joke, but Jamie Babbit's satire perfectly skewers puritanical homophobia on its head—and it has a joyful, happy ending. Shot beautifully, with great music and a close look at Havana in all its run-down and colorful glory. The enfant terrible of radical German cinema stars in his own feature as a working-class gay boy who wants love, craves acceptance and happens to have won the lottery — the cue for his merciless exploitation by more savvy acquaintances. Sergio Tovar Velarde Stars: TriStar Pictures. They discover new feelings, sleeping in the same bed.
But, I must say, this is no "teenager" movie.
Supporting UK film. Norman Rene's film follows a group of gay men through the early years of the AIDS crisis, one day per year, starting on the day the New York Times first covered the story of the "gay cancer. The film is perfectly observed, from the nuances of cruising the dancefloor at the end of the night to the painstaking deliberations over how to punctuate a post-hookup text. One of the best!