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British indie romance about a newly acquainted gay couple, and their one-night stand that becomes something more. Winner of the Audience Award at SXSW Film Festival and Most Promising Newcomer (Tom Cullen) at the British Independent Film Awards.  More

"On a Friday night after hanging out with his straight mates, Russell (Cullen) heads out to a gay club, alone and on the pull. Just before closing time he picks up Glen (Chris New) and that weekend, in bars and in bedrooms, getting drunk and taking drugs, telling stories and having sex, the two men get to know each other. It is an encounter that will resonate throughout their lives." (SWSX 2011).

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2011Rating: R16, contains drug use, sex scenes and offensive language.97 minsUK
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Weekend | Awards

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Winner of the Audience Award at SXSW Film Festival 2011.

Weekend | Reviews

Time Magazine

Time Magazine

The movie is political and challenging, but in an organic way.

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The New Yorker

The New Yorker

The bland sentimentality and dull attitudinizing turn the movie into an empty frame of good intentions.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

There's a fresh, sweaty, honest, unpretentious air to it.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

A lo-fi, tremendously convincing account of contemporary gay life.

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Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

A smart, sensitive, perceptive film.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

An observational film that offers generous satisfactions, but there are challenges along the way.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

The script and the performances overcome the sordid details.

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

A love story that will get under the skin of romantics everywhere.

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

Bittersweet, achingly authentic, and so intimate it almost feels invasive.

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