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Dream Boy

Rated R 2009

Sometimes erotic, sometimes spooky, this gay southern gothic--adapted by writer-director James Bolton from a novel by Jim Grimsley--stars Stephan Bender as a teenager in rural Louisiana and Maximillian Roeg (son of Nicolas Roeg and Theresa Russell) as his seemingly straight next-door neighbor, who initiates a sexual relationship with him. What begins as a sexy coming-out romance turns dark with elements of incest, rape, murder, and the supernatural. With Diana Scarwid and Rickie Lee Jones as the boys' respective mothers. 90 min.

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Official Site: www.dreamboythemovie.com

Director: James Bolton

Writer: James Bolton and Jim Grimsley

Producer: James Bolton

Cast: Stephan Bender, Maximillian Roeg, Randy Wayne, Owen Beckman, Michele Adams, Brandon J. Blanchard, Robin Blanchard, Sean M. Blanchard, Tom Gilroy and Rickie Lee Jones

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