Friday, April 19, 2013

Trevor



1994 American Short Film

Cast: Brett Barsky, Judy Kain, John Lizzi, Jonah Rooney and Stephen Tobolowsky
Director: Peggy Rajski
Writer: James Lecesne

Synopsis:
When rejected by friends because of his sexuality, a gay 13-year-old boy makes an attempt to take his own life.

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Ratings:
  • Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes - Audience: 74%
  • OMG rating: 10/10

Buy/Rent:
  • DVD: Available
  • Book: Available



Complete short:


Awards:
  • Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Subject.
  • Berlin International Film Festival Teddy Award for Best Short Film.
  • San Francisco International Lesbian & Gay Film Festival Audience Award for Best Short.
  • Sundance Film Festival Special Jury Prize for Short Filmmaking - Honorable Mention.

Notes/Trivia:
  • Trevor inspired the founding of the The Trevor Project, a crisis and suicide prevention helpline for GLBT youth.
  • Ellen DeGeneres hosted a special television airing of Trevor in 1998.

OMG Movie #95

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