Fruit Fly (film)

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Fruit Fly
Fruit Fly.jpg
Poster
Directed by H.P. Mendoza
Written by H.P. Mendoza
Starring H.P. Mendoza
L.A. Renigen
Mike Curtis
Theresa Navarro
Aaron Zaragoza
E.S. Park
Christian Cagigal
Don Wood
Michelle Talgarow
Music by H.P. Mendoza
Release date(s)
  • March 15, 2009 (2009-03-15) (SFIAAFF)
  • August 11, 2010 (2010-08-11) (United States)
Running time 94 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Fruit Fly is a 2009 musical film with gay and Asian-American themes, directed by H.P. Mendoza, who wrote the screenplay for Colma The Musical (2007). The film, made entirely in San Francisco, premiered on March 15, 2009 at the San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival at the Castro Theatre in San Francisco. It had a limited one-week run in New York on September 24, 2010.[1]

Plot[edit]

Fruit Fly is a musical comedy about Ivan de Guzman, a Filipino performance artist finding home in the unlikeliest places. He moves into an artist commune in an attempt to workshop his latest piece which deals with finding his lunch. In the process, he finds an artistic family, clues of his lunch’s whereabouts, and the startling possibility that he just might be a fag-hag.

Subplots include his relationship with his roommates in the artist commune, and their relationships with each other.

Cast[edit]

  • Ivan de Guzman as himself
  • Mike Curtis
  • Theresa Navarro
  • Aaron Zaragoza
  • E.S. Park
  • Christian Cagigal
  • Don Wood
  • Michelle Talgarow
  • H.P. Mendoza
  • Christina Augello

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