Sugar (2004 film)

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Sugar
Directed by John Palmer
Written by John Palmer
Todd Klinck
Jaie Laplante
Starring Andre Noble
Brendan Fehr
Release dates 2004
Country Canada

Sugar is a Canadian romantic drama film, released in 2004. The film was directed by John Palmer, and written by Palmer, Todd Klinck and Jaie Laplante based on short stories by Bruce LaBruce.

The film stars Andre Noble as Cliff, a sheltered and insecure suburban teenager being introduced to gay street life by Butch (Brendan Fehr), a hustler. The film's cast also includes Marnie McPhail, Sarah Polley, Maury Chaykin and Michael Riley.

Noble, who received strong reviews for his performance in Sugar, died just a few weeks after the film's debut.[1]

The film received two nominations at the 2005 Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television's 25th Genie Awards. Klinck, Laplante and Palmer were nominated in the Best Adapted Screenplay category, while Fehr was nominated for Best Supporting Actor.

Sugar is available on DVD in the United States through TLA Video.

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