Were The World Mine addresses the tale of Timothy Tanner Cohena persecuted gay student at an all-boys private school outside of Chicago, and his fantastical forays into a dream world of songs, dance, and lustful mayhem. An anthem for acceptance and toleration, Were the World Mine incorporates traditional Elizabethan play elements, text, and costumes in the present world of an all male, testosterone-driven play setting. Right from the start of the film, the Elizabethan influences are evident in the song and dress.
Sign in. Maura Tierneythe versatile star from " The Affair ," has never been afraid to find the comedy and drama in her work. Watch now.
I mean, come on! Everybody that the mom runs into, from customers in her job to her new boss, all immediately hear about the gay son and want nothing to do with her anymore. And surprisingly, a good one.
Michael Koresky. The least one could ask of a wish-fulfillment fantasy film is a little buoyancy and breeziness. And this is no simple matter of budget: oodles of ingenuity have historically been wrung from more impoverished film productions than this one. Popular on Indiewire.
The inclusion of Were the World Mine in Fae Awareness Month might never have happened if not for the recommendation of publisher see also: Dagan Bookseditor, and author Carrie Cuinn over a couple of carbombs at her kitchen table one evening. I think we can all agree that we owe her some serious thanks. Interspersed with the traditional Shakespearean scenes, acted out on a prep-school stage, are musically-enhanced fantasies that are some of the best moments of the film.
Timothy Tanner Cohen is an openly gay student at a private boys' school. Although now in his senior year, he is still persecuted by the aggressive rugby team, on whose captain, Jonathon Nathaniel David Beckerhe has a crush. Timothy lives with his mother, Donna Judy McLanewho is struggling with her son's sexuality and with getting a job, and his father who is not a part of his life.
Surrounded by homophobic classmates, Timothy is only comfortable hanging out with cool out-of-school friend Frankie Zelda Williams and her b. Max Ricky Goldman. English teacher Mrs.