|Directed by||Duncan Roy|
|Produced by||Richard West|
|Written by||Duncan Roy|
|Music by||Matt Rowe|
|Cinematography||Steve Brooke Smith
|Edited by||Lawrence Catford
|Distributed by||Empire Pictures Inc.|
|Release dates||January 19, 2002|
|Running time||123 min|
AKA is a 2002 drama film, the first by director and writer Duncan Roy. The film is set in the late 1970s in Britain and deals with the story of Dean, an 18-year-old boy who assumes another identity in order to enter high society. Dean then meets David, an older gay man who desires him and Benjamin, a young Texan hustler. It is largely an autobiographical account of Duncan Roy's early life.
The screen consists of a row of three frames, showing three perspectives.
- Matthew Leitch as Dean Page
- Diana Quick as Lady Gryffoyn
- George Asprey as David
- Lindsey Coulson as Georgie
- Blake Ritson as Alexander Gryffoyn
- Peter Youngblood Hills as Benjamin
- Geoff Bell as Brian Page
- Hannah Yelland as Camille Sturton
- Daniel Lee as Jamie Page
- Bill Nighy as Uncle Louis Gryffoyn
- David Kendall as Lee Page
- Fenella Woolgar as Sarah
- Sean Gilder as Tim Lyttleton
- Robin Soans as Neil Frost
- Stephen Boxer as Dermot
The film has been nominated for several awards, especially in the gay community.
- 2002 — Nominated for the British Independent Film Awards.
- 2002 — Won the Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival.
- 2002 — Won the Miami Gay and Lesbian Film Festival.
- 2002 — Won L.A. Outfest.
- 2002 — Won the Copenhagen Gay & Lesbian Film Festival.
- 2003 — Nominated for the BAFTA Awards.
- 2003 — Nominated for the Emden International Film Festival.
- 2004 — Won the Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards.
- "AKA (2002)". Rotten tomatoes. Retrieved 29 May 2012.
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