Before the Fall I Articles needing additional references from April All articles needing additional references Webarchive template wayback links All stub articles. Four diverse gay men navigate art, sex and love in one sublime night. Tyler Davidson as Derek James. If I hadn't known any better, I would have sworn it was about while watching Mulligans mainstream Hollywood always is a few years behind the times as, apparently, is so much of gay-themed cinema.
Over the summer, Chase finally informs his friend that he is gay.
Tyler's big brother to little sister, Birdy, was about the only "fun part" of this otherwise serious movie. Tyler Davidson invites his college buddy Chase home for summer break on Prospect Lake. I was very pleased with all the actors performances, however, I was most impressed by Dan Payne. Sign in to vote. The biggest problem with this film, as I see it, is that even though most of the time I understand what it is that the filmmaker aim for - it's just very poorly executed. So in the end, she surprises the heck out of us by the acceptance she brings herself to be able to express and dare I even mention that "big bomb" of awareness she holds in her head about a certain someone's lifelong feelingsa bomb she unexpectedly unleashes on uswhoa!
Once again, if they had an older father or younger son, the movie would have received more stars for a rating, Also, they characters looked a bit too old to pull off the college students. For if the film remains deliberately strained - and I mean that as a point the film makes - between what is said and what is meant, namely in the last lines of it, where the two, er, friends, bid their adieus, the straight guy says in a straight way a "straight phrase" as he says and prefers instead of 'I love you'. So then they make out some more in broad daylight and surprise! It's a well-written scene, which seems to come from observation and probably reflects the experiences of many gays in the audience. They wouldn't - would they?