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Christopher Saint in The Adonis Factor

The Adonis Factor

2010 NR

If the body beautiful takes pride of place in gay culture, Christopher Hines' searching documentary reveals that while the pursuit is pervasive, notions of pure perfection run the gamut of human desire. Surveying both the cultural big picture and local scenes across California and Georgia, Hines encounters bears and twinks, muscle boys and average Joes, and his subjects speak openly about their embrace -- or rejection -- of the flawless physique.