Revival, TheBy Breaking Glass Pictures
When Eli (David Rysdahl) begins preaching at his father's old church, he is desperate to open the minds of the fire-and-brimstone congregation. His plans are quickly derailed when he strikes up a relationship with a fascinating drifter (Zachary Booth). Tensions soon come to a head, with simmering resentments and repressed emotions all leading to a revival that will shake thisy Arkansas town to its core.
Reasons to Buy
- The Revival explores faith and gay romance in the Deep South in a drama that asks how far you're willing to go for the things you believe in.
- This film originated on the stage as a very successful off-Broadway play. The script is full of rich characters and the story is edgy, fearless and necessary - aiming to challenge audiences to deeper understand issues of repression and hate.
- It's also beautifully directed and well-acted. Keep the Lights On star Zachary Booth and adorable newcomer David Rysdahl (who has more lined up than we can count) create a palpable romantic and sxual longing.
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