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    Unique ID Code: 0000067195
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    Added on: 6/12/2004 11:18
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    Get Real (US)

    7 / 10
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    School`s out, so is Steven Carter
    Certificate: R
    Running Time: 110 mins
    Retail Price: $29.99
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    There`s no time quite as awkward as adolescence. Between the sky-high expectations of parents, the constant scrutiny of peers, and one`s own raging hormones, something`s got to give. And if, like Steven Carter, you also happen to be gay, navigating your way throuh adolescence can be like hiking through a minefield!

    Ben Silverstone (Adrian Lyne`s Lolita) stars as Steven Carter in this charming and compelling comedy that drew raves at the 1999 Sundance Film Festival. A cinematic valentine about coming of age and coming to terms with who you are, Get Real "shouldn`t be missed. It mingles laughter and tears, and like its hero, is determined to make love soar above everything" (Richard Rayner, Harper`s Bazaar).

    Special Features:

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 English
    Dolby Digital Surround 2.0 English

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    Directed By:
    Simon Shore

    Written By:

    Kate McEnery
    Stacy Hart
    Charlotte Brittain
    Brad Gorton
    Ben Silverstone

    Paramount Pictures

    Your Opinions and Comments

    7 / 10
    "Boy meets boy, boy likes boy, boy, oh, boy". This really sums up the movie. It`s all about a gay teenage guy, falling in love with the school`s leading athlete.
    With great and heartfelt performances, this little movie really shines.
    The video transfer is very good. There are no compression signs to be seen.
    The DD 5.1 soundtrack is good. The surrounds are hardly ever used, but still, totally acceptable for this kind of a movie.
    The menus are still and silent.
    The disc offers no extras at all. What a shame. A behind the scenes look would`ve been very nice.
    Bottom line - a sensitive little movie with a big "get real" message to everyone. Too bad the disc is so bare. Still, well worth a rental.
    posted by Zvi Josef on 7/12/2004 17:42