Get Real Movie Review 1999

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Gay coming of age tale about Brit suburban teen, Steven (Silverstone), deciding to come out of the closet. Steven's only confidante is fellow outsider Linda (Brittain). Then he has an unexpected encounter with popular jock John (Gorton), who's confused about his sexuality and terrified that anyone will suspect he's gay, even to the point of helping his jock buddies gay-bash Steven. Eventually, Steven decides secrecy is not worth the pain. Good performances in a somewhat self-conscious drama. Adapted from Wilde's play "What's Wrong with Angry?"


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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 111 minutes.
Originally from British.

Cast and Crew

Coming of Age, Gays, Teen Angst, School Daze, Adapted from a Play, Sex & Sexuality
Patrick Wilde
Ben Silverstone, Brad Gorton, Charlotte Brittain, Stacy A. Hart, Kate McEnery, Jacquetta May, David Lumsden, Louise J. Taylor, Tim Harris
Alan Almond
Simon Shore
John Lunn
Anant Singh, Helena Spring, Distant Horizon, British Screen, Arts Council of Great Britain, Paramount Classics

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