Film: Gray Matters
Gray Matters is a 2006 Romantic Comedy starring Heather Graham, Tom Cavanagh, and Bridget Moynahan.The main plot revolves around Gray (Heather Graham), and her newly discovered sexuality. Gray lives with her brother, Sam (played by Tom Cavanagh), and they are very close. Everything changes when Sam meets a girl named Charlie (Bridget Moynahan). Sam falls in love with Charlie and they marry right away. On the night before the wedding Charlie and Gray share a hotel room, and eventually share a drunken kiss, which causes Gray to begin questioning her own sexuality. She also falls for Charlie in the weeks after the marriage, and begins to accept that she may be gay.
Gray Matters provides examples of:
- Coming-Out Story: This is pretty much the plot of the movie.
- Contrived Coincidence: Gray discovers that Julia is gay when she goes to a local gay bar and sees her there.
- I Want My Beloved to Be Happy: Gray eventually realizes that Charlie is deeply in love with Sam, and decides that she doesn't want to ruin their marriage.
- Relative Error: Everyone assumes the relationship between Sam and Gray is romantic, and they are appropriately embarrassed when corrected.
- Queer Romance