Monday, March 11, 2013

Were the World Mine



2008 American Feature

Cast: Tanner Cohen, Wendy Robie, Judy McLane, Zelda Williams, Nathaniel David Becker and Jill Larson
Director: Tom Gustafson
Writers: Tom Gustafson and Cory James Krueckeberg
Songs: Jessica Fogle

Synopsis:
Inspired by his role as Puck in his private boy's school production of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, bullied student Timothy uses the play's magical flower to make his homophobic town take a "walk in his shoes".

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Ratings:
  • Internet Movie Database: 6.8/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes - Critics: 68% / Audience: 73%
  • OMG rating: 6/10

Buy/Rent:
  • DVD: Available
  • Soundtrack: Available



Trailer:


Awards:
  • Fort Worth Gay and Lesbian International Film Festival Q Award for Best Overall Film.
  • Indianapolis LGBT Film Festival Award for Best of the Festival.
  • L.A. Outfest Grand Jury Award for Outstanding U.S. Dramatic Feature.
  • Philadelphia International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival Special Award for First Time Director.
  • Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival Jury Award for Best New Director.
  • Tampa International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival Audience Awards for Best Actor (Cohen), Actress (Robie), Screenplay and Men's Favorite Feature.
  • Torino International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival Audience Award for Feature Film.
  • Toronto Inside Out Lesbian and Gay Film and Video Festival Audience Award for Best Feature Film.

Notes/Trivia:
  • Remake of director Tom Gustafson's 2003 short film Fairies, which also starred Wendy Robie.

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