Coming to DVD in October from Live Wire Entertainment is Beautiful & Gay: Volume 1, which gives you a chance to own two touching stories of true love and the struggle for happiness and freedom of expression in a world gone off the rails. This 2-Movie Set includes the films Fall Away and 1 Last Chance at Paradise.
Released in 2011, Fall Away follows the lead singer of an up-and-coming country folk band called “65 Home” who, on the verge of bring discovered, dies violently in a back alley. The film follows the friends and lovers of ‘Handsome Jake’ as they try to come to terms with the singer’s untimely death. As the band travels to Nashville to honor his passing, we discover that there are many Jake’s – the brother, the lover, the poet, the liar and the cruel manipulator. Everyone knows a different side of this man and the conflicted and seemingly contradictory aspects of his life. Torn between his personal and professional relationship with his co-writer Mel and their unborn child, committed to his affair with his secret love John, determined to make it big at all costs – Jake is destined for greatness and taken from us all too soon. But by whom? And why? As the band members cross the Midwest with Jake’s ashes on board their Winnebago, they must now struggle to regroup, understand what happened, and find a way to move on.
In 1 Last Chance at Paradise, released originally in 2014, follows young lovers Kai and Tobi share one last night together, remembering a beautiful weekend they once had away from the oppression of Tobi’s homophobic mother – before the light of the world is put out. A beautiful, romantic and heartbreaking end times drama the films offers one last night for two lost souls to experience true love and romance before the end of the world. Starring Wade Radford and Connor Paganini – and featuring 80’s punk singer Honey Bane – Awesome Magazine called the film “Beautiful, deep and apocalyptic.”
You can pre-order your copy of this collection now. The “Volume 1” in the title makes us hopeful that there will be a “Volume 2” coming in the near future.