“Gay” as a genre remains the wild west where nothing is out of bounds. Except for one thing. And now, that’s been busted wide open too.
Immediately after I was enlisted as curator of the NakedSword Film Works (NSFW) label, I wrote out a list of films I hoped to acquire for the collection.
Martin Edralin’s was at the top of the list.
I saw it at the Sundance Film Festival in 2015.
I was totally blown away by this about a virtually of the gay community – .
I wasn’t the only one impressed. was nominated for a later that week, and over the course of the next year won awards at the and the Seattle Film Festival, along with nominations at .
stars Ken Harrower as Billy, a 50-year-old gay man with congenital arthrogryposis whose is with his caregiver. Billy’s only chance with other men takes place when he visits a local video booth shop , where he regularly gives other . When Billy begins yearning , he inadvertently drives his caregiver away.
But things may just work out for Billy in … You’ll have to watch to find out what happens but needless to say, it’s quite .
Few films deal with in a realistic , often sugar-coating scenarios or turning disabled people into magical beings. avoids these traps. Billy’s life is sad, but there is . And though his quest for intimacy of a full MGM musical Hollywood ending, it’s still sure to on your face and maybe in your pants.
Yes, there with regards to Billy’s sexual desires, to truly find sex and intimacy in a those who have disabilities. shines throughout the film and to each viewer who sees it.
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