Watch Latter Days
- 1 hr 47 min
Elder Aaron Davis, a Mormon from Idaho is sent to Los Angeles to spread word of the Mormon faith with three other missionaries. He and the missionaries move into an apartment together next to an openly gay man named Chris and his roommate Julie. They both work together at the same restaurant and Chris bets his coworkers that he can seduce one of the Mormons. He soon finds out that Chris is an inexperienced closeted homosexual. One day after being acquainted through many passes at the apartment complex, Chris cuts himself on a rust hose wheel and faints. Aaron brings him inside to treat his wound and Chris makes a pass at Aaron upsetting him with the remark that sex doesn't have to mean anything. Chris calls him shallow and takes off angry. After thinking about what had happened he worried he himself was shallow and begins delivering food to those with AIDS. After one of Aaron's room mates gets in an accident, Aaron becomes distraught and Chris tries to comfort him in a hug which only turns into kissing. Neither one of them noticed Aaron's room mates return and Aaron is sent home in disgrace. Chris discusses with one of Aaron's roommates that at first he just wanted to win a bet when he was approached and told they were upset he corrupted their friend for no reason. When Chris told them it was now much more than just a bet he was told Aarons flight had a 5 hour delay in Salt Lake City. Chris finds Aaron standing outside the airport in the cold and confesses that he loves him. Aaron also confesses his feelings for Chris. All flights canceled due to the weather, the two share an intimate night in a hotel. In the morning Chris discovers that Aaron had left and forgotten a family heirloom. Aaron returns home and his scolded by his mother and is excommunicated from his church. He was told to pray for forgiveness but when Aaron explains he might be gay his mother slaps him. He attempts suicide which afterwards his parents send him to a treatment society to cure his homosexuality. Julie, Chris's roommate is an inspiring singer and after reading about Chris feelings for Aaron in his cell phone journal she writes a song about it and makes a music video. In the facility that Aaron is at he hears the music and investigates. He sees Julie's music video and listens to the words urging him to go back to Los Angeles and find Chris. This movie is a great one of finding love and finding ones self.