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North Sea Texas (2011)

Noordzee, Texas (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama, Romance | 2 November 2012 (USA)
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A teenage boy's search for love finds him fixated on a boy who lives nearby.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Ben Van den Heuvel ...
Young Pim
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Yvette
Thomas Coumans ...
Katelijne Damen ...
Marcella
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Young Gino
Noor Ben Taouet ...
Young Sabrina
Mickey ...
Mirza
Patricia Goemaere ...
Simone
Daniel Sikora ...
Maurice
Victor Zaidi ...
Julien
Jelle Florizoone ...
Pim
Nina Marie Kortekaas ...
Sabrina
Mathias Vergels ...
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Etienne
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Francoise
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Pim, the emotionally abandoned and affection-starved young gay son of a small seaside town's resident floozy, grows up dreaming intensely of a loving father who will someday come for him, but never does. Frequently home alone, Pim often spends time at a neighbor's house where another single mom and her two teenage children accept him matter-of-factly. As Pim is about to turn 15, he and neighbor boy Gino become each other's friend-with-benefits, entering a period of sexual awakening together. Life, however, is all about change, and while Gino (a couple years older) is ready to move on and move out, Pim is not, leaving Pim behind to carry on with his continuing crush for Gino (while Gino's sister Sabrina develops an unrequited crush for Pim). Written by statmanjeff

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Drama | Romance

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North Sea Texas  »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$4,487, 4 November 2012, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$27,578, 17 February 2013
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The young Pim parts his hair on the left, contrary to Gino, who Pim has a crush on. The slightly older Pim now parts his hair on the right like Gino, with whom he has fallen unalterably in love. See more »

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Pim's page with drawings of Gino on it changes between cuts. See more »

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Gino: Now we've both got the same knife.
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An Excellent Film
20 July 2012 | by See all my reviews

I'm so glad I took a chance and watched this movie. It was a very sweet gay coming of age film. I think just about every gay man can relate to this movie, and remembers what it was like to have that first crush on someone. I liked the fact that there was no violence in this movie. No one gets bashed or bullied. And it even had a nice ending! The lead character (Pim) was really quite excellent in the role. I really enjoyed the fact that, often, he didn't even have to say much and could convey everything he was thinking with a look. I wish there were more movies like this one. The kind that you watch, and want to see more after it's over. Check it out. You won't regret it.


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