Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Breakfast with Scot



2007 Canadian Feature

Cast: Tom Cavanagh, Ben Shenkman, Noah Bernett, Benz Antoine, Jeananne Goossen, Travis Ferris, Fiona Reid and Graham Greene
Director: Laurie Lynd
Writer: Sean Reycraft, based on the novel by Michael Downing

Synopsis:
Eric McNally, a retired hockey player turned television sportscaster, and his partner Sam, a sports lawyer, find their lives turned upside down when Sam unexpectedly becomes the legal guardian of his brother's precocious stepson Scot.

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Ratings:
  • Internet Movie Database: 6.5/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes - Critics: 50% / Audience: 65%
  • Metacritic - Critics: 51% / Audience: 8.2%
  • OMG rating: 7/10

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



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Awards:
  • Hamburg Lesbian and Gay Film Festival Award for Best Film.

Notes/Trivia:
  • Michael Downing's novel Breakfast with Scot was first published in 1999.
  • The character Eric McNally is a former Toronto Maple Leafs hockey player. This producers of Breakfast with Scot received permission by the National Hockey League and the Toronto Maple Leafs hockey organization to use the team's logo and uniforms in the film, making it the first gay-themed film ever to receive this type of approval from a professional sports league.

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