Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Shelter



2007 American Feature

Cast: Trevor Wright, Brad Rowe, Tina Holmes, Jackson Wurth, Katie Walder, Matt Bushell, Ross Thomas, Albert Reed and Joy Gohring
Writer/Director: Jonah Markowitz

Synopsis:
When his college dreams are sidelined by family obligations, aspiring artist Zach finds an escape in surfing with his best friend's brother Shaun. Their unexpected romance causes problems between Zach and his family.

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Ratings:
  • Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes - Critics: 58% / Audience: 85%
  • Metacritic - Critics: 66% / Audience: 8.9%
  • OMG rating: 8/10

Buy/Rent:
  • DVD/Blu-ray: Available
  • Soundtrack: Available



Trailer:


Awards:
  • Dallas Out Takes Awards for Best Feature and Actor (Wright).
  • GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Film - Limited Release.
  • L.A. Outfest Audience Award for First Dramatic Feature.
  • Philadelphia International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival Special Award for First Time Director.
  • Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival Audience Awards for Favorite Feature Film and Best New Director.
  • Tampa International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival Audience Awards for Favorite Feature Film, Best Actor (Wright), Supporting Actress (Holmes) and Cinematography.

Notes/Trivia:
  • Directorial debut of Jonah Markowitz.

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