A Very Natural Thing (1974)





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This drama takes a frank look at the ways in which a homosexual teen deals with his life after his lover abandons him. One of the young man's teachers, himself a gay man, understands his situation, but unfortunately, cannot openly help him lest he lose his job and social standing.
Classics , Drama , Gay & Lesbian
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Montage Films


Bo White
as Jason
Robert Joel
as David
Marilyn Meyers
as Valerie
Deborah Trowbridge
as Jason's Ex-Wife
Jesse Trowbridge
as Jason's son
Jay Pierce
as Alan
A. Bailey Chapin
as Minister
Kurt Brandt
as Charles
George Diaz
as Miguel
Michael Kell
as Boating Family
Sheila Rock
as Boating Family
Linda Weita
as Boating Family
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Critic Reviews for A Very Natural Thing

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Full Review… | May 8, 2005
New York Times
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Full Review… | December 31, 1999
Chicago Reader
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August 27, 2005

Audience Reviews for A Very Natural Thing

Beautifully shot. It felt really authentic to the time it was made. It portrait gay people as they are: "human beings in search of love and acceptance" and not as sissy people who are only useful when it comes to fashion or to listen to his women best friend. It also shows the intimacy and dynamic of a relationship that any person could identify (straight or not). Deep and original. A personal favorite.

Josué Correa
Josué Correa

Given the film was made in the early 70's it isn't a bad flick, but one has to remember that fact while watching the film. It's not as we might expect by today's standards.

Bruce Peters
Bruce Peters

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