A Very Natural Thing
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- "A Very Natural Thing" is a 1974 film about a gay man named David who leaves a monastery to become a public school teacher by day, whilst looking for true love in a gay bar by night. It was one of the first films about gay relationships intended for mainstream, commercial distribution. The original title of the film was For as Long as Possible. It was directed by Christopher Larkin and was released to lukewarm reviews in 1973 and given an R rating by the Motion Picture Association of America.
- country: United States of America
- language: English Language
- producer: Christopher Larkin
- written by Joseph Coencas & Christopher Larkin
- based on a story by Joseph Coencas & Christopher Larkin
- cinematography by C.H. Douglass
- edited by Terry Manning
- music by Gordon Gottlieb, Bert Lucarelli
- genres: LGBT, Romance Film, Gay, Gay Interest, Gay Themed, Drama
- released in (42 years ago)
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by Abbie E. Goldberg
Although not a commercially successful film, Christopher Larkin's A Very Natural Thing (1973) provided a romantic and hopeful ending to a gay male relationship, marking the beginning of a shift in mediated representations of sexual minorities. Although homosexuality was often framed as a “problem,” ...
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