Impossible Choice

2014111 minutes

For the minister's son, Brandon, this is a summer of awakening … and acceptance of his
homosexuality. For his father, this is a challenge to his roots in the bible as he interprets
its posture on sexuality that ultimately drives him to "save" his son by killing his lover,
Logan. In a broader exploration of "acceptance", a play-within-the-film recalls two
landmark tragedies in the history of gay culture: the murder of Matthew Shepard, and the
suicide of Tyler Clementi. An intertwined story traces an Erie Canal cruise operator's
challenges in starting a "gay" cruise in presumed conservative Upstate New York. The
message, "Accept What You Can't Change," is directed to non-gay individuals who need
to better understand the reality of homosexuality; and to gay individuals who need to
absolve themselves from the notion that being gay is somehow wrong and shameful.
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Audio language
English [Stereo]
English [CC]
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111 minutes
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