Synopsis by Jack Rodgers
A closeted Newfoundland teen named Oscar (Connor Jessup) dreams of becoming a special-effects makeup artist, and is terrified of his macho father finding out the truth about his sexuality. When he falls for Wilder (Aliocha Schneider), a handsome, worldly co-worker at the hardware store, he is forced to confront his fears. Written and directed by Stephen Dunn, Closet Monster made its world premiere at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival.
coming-out, crush, father, homosexual, makeup, special-effects