Saturday, August 24, 2013

Big Eden

2000 American Feature

Cast: Arye Gross, Eric Schweig, Tim DeKay, Louise Fletcher, Corinne Bohrer, George Coe, Nan Martin and Veanne Cox
Writer/Director: Thomas Bezucha

Successful but lonely New York artist Henry Hart returns to his hometown of Big Eden, Montana to care for his ailing grandfather. He winds up confronting his unrequited passion for his high school best friend and his feelings about being gay in a small town.


  • Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes - Critics: 65% / Audience: 77%
  • Metacritic - Critics: 59% / Audience: 8.5%
  • OMG rating: 7 /10
  • Movie Dearest rating: B+

  • DVD/Blu-ray: Available


  • GLAAD Media Award nomination for Outstanding Film - Limited Release.
  • L.A. Outfest Audience Award for Outstanding Narrative Feature and Grand Jury Award Outstanding Actor (Schweig).
  • Miami Gay and Lesbian Film Festival Jury Award for Best Fiction Feature.
  • San Francisco International Lesbian & Gay Film Festival Audience Award for Best Feature.
  • Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival Audience Award for Favorite Narrative Feature.
  • Toronto Inside Out Lesbian and Gay Film and Video Festival Audience Award for Best Feature Film.

  • Feature film debut of writer/director Thomas Bezucha.

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