Cleveland International Film Festival } March 22 – April 1, 2023 } Playhouse Square

Boy Culture

Year: 2006
Country: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 88 minutes

Boy Culture

"Sex pays. Love costs." So runs the tagline for BOY CULTURE, the new film by director Q. Allan Brocka and adapted from the best-selling novel by Matthew Rettenmund. X is young, gay, and unlucky in love. He's a successful Seattle prostitute with plenty of clients but a frosty veneer who can only put out for the cash. Meanwhile, he's in complicated relationships with his two gorgeous roommates, Joey and Andy. Though he tingles with desire for Andy, X can't manage to get beyond his sex-for-hire mentality to show his affection. It takes an older, mysterious client to draw him out and to begin to show X what love between boys might really look like. Erotic and poignant, with fine performances by Derek Magyar, Darryl Stephens, Jonathon Trent, and the sophisticated Patrick Bauchau, this is a must-see for fans of indie gay cinema. --BB

CIFF31 Screenings

Friday, March 16, 2007 at 4:45 PM

  • This screening has been cancelled.

Saturday, March 17, 2007 at 10:00 PM

  • This screening has been cancelled.

Philip Pierce, Q. Allan Brocka

Q. Allan Brocka

Stephen Israel, Philip Pierce, Victor Simpkins

Joshua Hess

Philip J. Bartell

Principal Cast
Patrick Bauchau, Derek Magyar, Darryl Stephens, Jonathon Trent

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