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Andrew Ahn on how being queer helped him bring sensitivity to his new film ‘Driveways’ — Queerty

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— by David Reddish: Andrew Ahn made a celebrated debut steamy feature, Spa Night, a sensitive depiction of an 18-year-old who takes a job all-male spa to help support his financially-struggling immigrant parents, and the unexpected awakening his own hidden desires and begins to discover his true self.

The talented Ahn’s new film, Driveways, is the story of young Cody (played by Lucas Jaye), a pre-adolescent boy taken by his mother Kathy (Hong Chau, Jackie on Big Little Lies) to sell the house of his dead hoarder aunt. As mother and son struggle with finances and a house full of junk, Cody befriends Del (Brian Dennehy), an aging army veteran mourning his dead wife. Del and Cody form an unlikely friendship as one faces a life uncertain, and the other faces its end…

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May 4, 2019 — 09:05

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