The Hanging Garden
The film's central character is Sweet William, as both a thin adult and a fat teenager. Its plot hinges on a fateful incident from his teenage years, when his grandmother caught him attempting to have sex with his bisexual friend Fletcher, involuntarily outing him to his dysfunctional family as gay.
|award||Toronto International Film Festival Award for Best Canadian Film|
|keywords||alcoholic father big city dead body dysfunctional family first time gay hang haunt homecoming life and death run away suicide suicide by hanging triptych walk wed|
|producer||Arnie Gelbart Louise Garfield|
|publisher||Alliance Communications Momentum Pictures|
|theme||lgbt-related magic realism|