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Luster

Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 30 min.

Plot Summary
Jackson (Justin Herwick), a gay Los Angeles poet who engages in a promiscuous lifestyle, has a new gig writing lyrics for rocker Sonny Spike (Willie Garson). While at his friend's record store, Jackson meets the conservative Derek (Sean Thibodeau), who becomes instantly attracted to him. However, Jackson soon becomes obsessed with Billy (Jonah Blechman), a sadomasochist who's romantically linked to Sonny. He also finds himself attracted to his out-of-towner cousin, Jed (B. Wyatt).

Cast: Justin Herwick , Shane Powers , B. Wyatt , Pamela Gidley , Susanna Melvoin , Jonah Blechman , Sean Thibodeau , Willie Garson

Director: Everett Lewis

Genres: Comedy drama

Luster (2002)

Release Date: September 12th, 2003|1 hr. 30 min.

critic reviews ( 3 )
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  • The lack of a meaningful story would be easier to take if the dialogue was wittier or the characterizations were deeper, but the proceedings are instead surprisingly bland considering the outrageousness of many of the situations. show more

  • It's not a total shock when this gay romantic comedy suddenly veers into to heavy S&M, non-consensual sex and suicide. show more

  • An ensemble seriocomedy that's initially loose to a fault, but gradually wins one over with its shaggy charm -- and by the close has grown more ambitious, and poignant, than initial reels lead you to expect. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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