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A fish-out-of-water comedy about a conservative Southern mom who discovers that her only son is gay. Determined that he won't go through life alone, she sets out to find him a husband.

Director: Keith Hartman

Writer: Keith Hartman

Release Date: 2010

Genres: Comedy, Family

Storyline: Mae (Joanne McGee) is a very traditional southern mother who dearly loves his only son, Brian (Stewart Carrico). Mae and her sister Rose (Carol Goans) invite a new girl every Friday night in the hope that Brian could like her, but instead he always brings on with him his best friend and roommate Dennis. Finally one day, with the help of a magazine quiz entitled "How to find if your boyfriend is gay?", the sisters understand how the things real stand. Mae and Rose, after the initial shock, change their plans and go hunting for a man, the perfect husband for Brian. A nice delivery flower guy tell them the Internet is the place for these things, and so ask they ask to the teenager next door to finally set up the computer that Brian gave them 4 years ago. The boy, who comes out is gay as well, directs the ladies to Manhunt, where they are brutally introduced into the hottest gay sex market of 21st century. But they are not discouraged, and in the end decide to go to a gay club downtown...

“Trust me: I have never seen another movie in this budget range that is nearly this good.” --AfterElton.com

Awards: "Best Domestic Feature" OutFlix Memphis
"Best Feature" North Carolina Gay and Lesbian Film Fest
"Best Feature" ReelOut Film Festival, Canada
"Best Screenplay" Festival Del Sol, Spain

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Cast (in credits order)
Joanne McGee ... Mae
Carol Goans ... Rose
Stewart Carrico ... Brian
Ginger Pullman ... Jennie Sue
Steve Snyder ... Chase
Acquah Dansoh ... Fantasia
Matt Palazzolo ... Salsa Rojah
Chris Nolan ... Greg
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Richard Carmona ... Bar Patron
Nick Dunlop ... Guy Picking up Sailor
Raymond Franke ... Bar Patron
Tim Garrett ... Jim
Hannah Gutierrez ... Tina's Daughter
Laura Gutierrez ... Tina
Wyatt Gutierrez ... Tina's Son
Michelle Renee Hall ... Halloween Date
Brett Halsey ... Bar Patron
Brett Holland ... Dennis
Leif Holt ... Tim
Heather Hutt ... Dinner Date
Kieran Kenney ... Foxy Cotton
Vivian Kerr ... 4th of July Date
Kelly S. King ... Thanksgiving Date (as Kelly King)
Sharon Diane King ... Edna
Maggie Kwok ... Dinner Date
Derek Livingston ... Glen
James McCaleb ... Bar Patron
Greg McKeon ... Kurt
Jaclyn Napier ... Suzanne
Glenn Neely ... Butch
Wayne Richards ... Kitty Litter
Tristan Scott ... Hunky Bouncer
Alberto Uribe ... Bar Patron
Lindsey Williamson ... Dinner Date
D. Ewing Woodruff ... Buddy

Brian & Chase


( 6 comments — Leave a comment )
Jun. 29th, 2011 09:24 pm (UTC)
You Should Meet My Son is one of the funniest and nicest gay comedy I have recently seen, probably the best of 2011. I'm quite surprise this movie was not more on the word of mouth of my friends, since it's not easy to do satira on gay themes with such touch of elegance. True, the storyline is excessive, but that is what satira is.

Brian is 30 years old and in the closet, or at least he is when he goes to friday dinner to his mother's home. He has a steady relationship with Dennis, who pretends to be his roommate. Brian's mother, Mae, is so out of the real world that she doesn't even consider the idea his son is gay until one of the candidate girl she brought to him doesn't enlighting her.

Here Mae's character, so as that of her sister Rose, turn into wonderful when they set out to find Brian the perfect husband, above all when his relationship with Dennis ends up in a bad way.

This is truly a movie about Mae and Rose more than Brian. I really like how Mae, not only understands what is better for his son Brian, but also tries to help other young boys, like she probably would have done for her son if he had the courage to tell her.

The supporting characters are all pretty good, I love the leather-couple, and Chase, the chosen husband, is cute with that big brownie eyes, and strange to say, he is even better when he is dressed ;-)

Aside from the jokes, this is a movie whose only fault is to try to do its best with the little budget it had. The plot is very good, the actors above the average, and the few sets carefully chosen. Sure, it shows the limited budget, but most of the time you forget it, involved as you are in the adventures of two middle-age women in search of true love... for their dear boy.
Jun. 29th, 2011 09:43 pm (UTC)
OMG, this looks so adorable! I love the trailer.
Jun. 29th, 2011 09:47 pm (UTC)
you have to see it, I wasn't really surprise it was good, the trailer is indeed worthy of the movie.
Jun. 30th, 2011 12:19 am (UTC)
Have you seen this movie, Elisa? It looks like a fun story.

Thank you for posting it!
Jun. 30th, 2011 07:05 am (UTC)
Yes, of course I saw it ;-) and it's really good and fun
Jun. 30th, 2011 12:30 am (UTC)
This is going to be play during my pride! So going to see it.
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