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Prom Queen: The Marc Hall Story (2004)

In the small, predominantly working class town of Inniston, Ontario, Marc Hall is a high school senior with a promising future in his chosen career as lawyer. He is bright, well liked by ... See full summary »

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In the small, predominantly working class town of Inniston, Ontario, Marc Hall is a high school senior with a promising future in his chosen career as lawyer. He is bright, well liked by his classmates and teachers, and quietly supported by his hard working parents, Audy and Emily Hall. He is also openly gay and attends St. Jude, a Catholic school. His cordial relationship with those in authority in his sphere of life is put to the test when he requests that his boyfriend Jason be his date to the graduation prom. That request is flatly denied by the school's hard nosed principal, Mr. Warrick. Despite seeing his prom as an important rite of passage, Marc refuses to go if he is denied this request. He is supported by his best friend Carly, who also refuses to go if Marc doesn't go. As such, Carly's boyfriend, Beau, mounts an online "support Marc" campaign with the help of the school's computer geeks. The online campaign and Marc's appeal to the Catholic School Board catches the ... Written by Huggo

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Will "Cinderfella" make it to the prom on time?

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Aaron Ashmore (Marc Hall) went famous worldwide as Jimmy Olsen on a popular TV series Smallville starring Tom Welling.Aaron and Shawn Ashmore are identical twins.His brother Shawn is best known as Bobby/Iceman on a film X-Men and the following 2 sequels. See more »

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[Marc is on the stand in court]
Marc Hall: I've learned a lot this last little while.
[Marc looks pointedly at Winn]
Marc Hall: How people try and change you and make you into something that you're not. Re-create you in their own image to make them feel better about who they are.
[Marc looks at his parents]
Marc Hall: And I am just grateful for the people in my life who let me be who I am. Taught me to stand up for what is right and what is true.
[Marc tries to hold back tears as he looks at Jason]
Marc Hall: And I only regret that... that I...
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The scenes depicting Marc Hall, his family and lawyer are based upon a true story. Other characters, names, events and places are entirely fictional or representative... they've been altered to make you LAUGH. See more »

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References Night of the Living Dead (1968) See more »

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Lord of the Dance
Words: Sydney Carter
Music: 19th century Shaker tune; adapted by Sydney Carter
Words & Music (c) 1963 by Stainer & Bell Ltd. (admin by Hope Publishing Co.)
All right reserved. Used by permission.
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a heroic portrait of gay teen activism
19 April 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This uplifting comedy-drama is based on the true story of Marc Hall, the Canadian gay teen who sued the Catholic Church for not letting him bring his boyfriend to his High School Prom. Like a homo-positive "Afterschool Special," Prom Queen has a terrific cast which includes openly gay "Kids In The Hall" comedian Scott Thompson and rising star Aaron Ashmore as the blue-eyed, blue-haired rebel who boldly confronts the homophobic school board, and ultimately takes on the Catholic Church. This heartfelt story inspires and entertains as it offers up a heroic portrait of gay teen activism and portrays the true courage of his straight friends and family as they rally together to send Marc and his boyfriend to the prom.


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