Tan Lines (2007)

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Movie Info

A hard-partying Australian surfer who divides most of his time between catching waves and inhaling bong hits begins to feel the claustrophobia of small-town life as he experiences a sexual awakening that will change the way he views the world around him in director Ed Aldridge's sun soaked coming of age story. Midget Hollows (Jack Baxter) is a carefree teen who's content just living it up on the beach with his free-spirited friends, but when Midget's best friend's gay brother returns to town after four years traveling Europe the conflicted surfer begins to experience an attraction he never anticipated. Not only does recently returned traveler Cass exhibit a worldly confidence that betrays his small town roots -- he's also a master on the waves who isn't ashamed of his homosexuality. It isn't long before Midget and Cass are caught up in a passionate affair, though he begins to sense a fundamental incompatibility with his newfound lifestyle and the close-minded culture that he inhabits. Now, despite Midget's close bond with longtime gal pal Betty, he begins to weight the freedom of moving to a place where he can finally be himself against the deep roots he has within the community. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
Rating:
NR
Genre:
Comedy , Gay & Lesbian
Directed By:
In Theaters:
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On DVD:
Runtime:
Studio:
Peccadillo Pictures Ltd.

Cast

Jack Baxter
as Midget Hollow
Daniel O'Leary
as Cass Masters
Jed Clarke
as Dan Masters
Lucy Minter
as Alice McQuillan
Theresa Kompara
as Miss McQuillan
Bob Nobel
as Swifty
Christian Willis
as Mr. McKinzie
Don Atkinson
as Mr. Masters
Mary Regan
as Mrs. Masters
Justin Smith
as Narrator
Lorena Arancibia
as Betty Hollows
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Critic Reviews for Tan Lines

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Audience Reviews for Tan Lines

Sorry, couldn't get involved in this one at all. The movie is like a bunch of broken pieces no one even tried to fit together. It's not useless, but close.

Glen Shrope
Glen Shrope
½

An interesting and frustrating coming of age movie. Unfortunately, the story mirrors that of some real people I know.

Joe Hecht
Joe Hecht

I really enjoyed this film. It doesn't officially add up, because there is nothing to add up, but I liked it. Jack Baxter's portrayal really does bring you in.

Marcus Young
Marcus Young

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