Sugar (2004 film)
|Directed by||John Palmer|
|Written by||John Palmer
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.
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.
- Twist (film), a movie of similar plot.
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