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Trevor (film)

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Director  Peggy Rajski
Costume design  Susan Lyall
Writer  James Lecesne
Language  English
7.8/10 IMDb

Genre  Comedy, Short, Drama
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Country  United States
Trevor (film) movie poster
Release date  1994 (1994)
Awards  Academy Award for Best Short Film (Live Action)
Cast  Brett Barsky (Trevor), Judy Kain (Trevor's Mom), John Lizzi (Trevor's Dad), Stephen Tobolowsky (Father Jon), Alicia Anderson (Mary Zapatelli)
Similar movies  Tugboat Mickey, Orphan's Benefit, Mickey's Birthday Party, Symphony Hour, Pacific Rim, The Artist

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Trevor is a 1994 American short film directed by Peggy Rajski, produced by Randy Stone and Peggy Rajski, and written by James Lecesne. Set in 1981, the film follows what happens to 13-year-old Trevor, a Diana Ross fan, when his crush on a schoolmate named Pinky Faraday gets discovered.

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It tied for an Academy Award in 1995 for Best Short Subject with Franz Kafka's It's a Wonderful Life.

In 1998, director Peggy Rajski brought fellow filmmakers Randy Stone and James Lecesne together to found The Trevor Project, a 24/7 crisis and suicide prevention helpline for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth.

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Cast

  • Brett Barsky as Trevor
  • Judy Kain as Trevor's Mom
  • John Lizzi as Trevor's Dad
  • Jonah Rooney as Pinky Farraday
  • Stephen Tobolowsky as Father Jon
  • Cory M. Miller as Jack (as Corey Miller)
  • Allen Dorane as Walter Stiltman
  • Lindsay Pomerantz as Cathy Quinn
  • Alicia Anderson as Mary Zapatelli
  • Courtney Dornstein as Francine Antoniello
  • Stage adaptation

    The film has been adapted into a stage musical titled Trevor the Musical. The musical's book and lyrics are written by Dan Collins while the music is composed by Julianne Wick Davis. It premiered in previews at the Writers Theatre in Glencoe, Illinois on August 9, 2017.

    References

    Trevor (film) Wikipedia
    Trevor (film) IMDb Trevor (film) themoviedb.org


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