RetakeBy Breaking Glass Pictures
Jonathan (Tuc Watkins), a handsome businessman, flies into San Francisco and hires a young hustler (Devon Graye) to accompany him a road trip to the Grand Canyon, with a catch: he must role-play as someone named "Brandon." On the road, "Brandon" comes to realize he's playing a vital role in the recreation of Jonathan's lovelorn past. As the hustler digs for clues, Jonathan insists that he stick to the role he was hired for. Eager to leave his own past behind and feeling a strange connection with his unique client, he sheds his own identity and plays the part. An amorous game of obsession and manipulation commences, as these two broken souls get closer to their destination.
Reasons to Buy
- Tuc Watkins and Devon Graye are excellent in this sexy, totally riveting romantic drama.
- Though this is his first feature film, writer/director Nick Corporon has been making a name for himself on the gay film fest circuit for years with acclaimed, award-winning short films like Barbie Boy, Empire and Last Call.
- Retake has been earning rave reviews. The San Francisco Bay Times called it "Palpable and heartbreaking." The Hollywood Reporter said that it's "carving out some distinctive new territory in the well-trod world of queer cinema." Edge Media said that it "forsake the usual entirely to carve out its own path."
DVD FeaturesCommentary with Director and Crew
"Making Retake" - Behind the Scenes
Post - Screening Q&As At Out on Film Atlanta and Newfest NYC
Short Film - "Passenger"
Tuc Watkins Interview