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

The Curiosity of Chance

Year: 2006
Country: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 98 minutes

The Curiosity of Chance

In his debut feature THE CURIOSITY OF CHANCE, Russell P. Marleau transports us back to the best and the worst of the 1980s for a fresh take on the "brat pack" style high school comedy. With his very own set of stock characters-the gay transfer student, the bully, the quirky sister, the jock, the smelly principal, the drag queen, and the dad-Marleau packs a ton of teenage angst into his quick-witted, imaginative script. Chance Marquis, sporting a top hat and velvet blazer, struts into Brickland International High School on his first day. Needless to say, his peculiar dress sense doesn't win him many friends, at least not the popular ones. Before first period, football stud Brad is already jamming Chance's head into a locker. On day two, Chance's decorative eye patch doesn't go over well either. After a few more blows to the head, Chance and his outcast pals, Twyla and Hank, begin planning an elaborate scheme to get back at Brad. Yet, for some reason, Chance isn't ready to go through with it. He has no problems standing out, but can he risk fitting in? – E.J.B.

CIFF31 Screenings

Thursday, March 22, 2007 at 2:00 PM

  • This screening has been cancelled.

Friday, March 23, 2007 at 7:15 PM

  • This screening has been cancelled.

Russell P. Marleau

Russell P. Marleau

Lisa Schahet

Jack Messitt

Mark Rees

Principal Cast
Tad Hilgenbrinck, Brett Chukerman, Aldevina da Silva, Pieter Van Nieuwenhuyze, Magali Uytterhaegen, Chris Mulkey

Film Contact

Sponsored by PFLAG. PFLAG-Cleveland wishes to acknowledge the generous gift by Mr. Tim Leiden & Robert Dubbs for sponsoring this film.

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