The Sum of Us

Tucson Weekly

DIRECTED BY: Geoff and Kevin Dowling Burton

REVIEWED: 04-27-95

In this Australian odd-couple comedy, a widower and his adult gay son struggle to coexist peaceably in the same house. The twist is that they get along fine; it's everyone else who can't handle their relationship. Though talky and dramatically limp, the performances are good-natured, and the film's example of harmony between homo- and heterosexuals is far more effective than that seen in other pictures (like Philadelphia).

--Zachary Woodruff

Film Vault Suggested Links
Wag the Dog
In & Out
Election

Related Merchandise
Search for related videos at Reel.com
Search for more by Geoff and Kevin Dowling Burton at Reel.com
Search for related books at Amazon.com
Search for related music at Amazon.com

Rate this Film
If you don't want to vote on a film yet, and would like to know how others voted, leave the rating selection as "Vote Here" and then click the Cast Vote button.