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''Twist'' is a 2003 Canadian indie film written and directed by Jacob Tierney, loosely based on ''Literature/OliverTwist''.

In present-day Toronto, Dodge (Nick Stahl) works as a male prostitute along with a few other boys in their late teens for Fagin (Gary Farmer). Fagin provides shelter as long as the boys work, but is constantly hounded by Bill Sikes for the money the boys bring in. Sikes' pregnant girlfriend, Nancy (Michèle-Barbara Pelletier), works as a waitress in a cafe and is sympathetic toward the boys.

Dodge discovers Oliver (Joshua Close), a gorgeous young man with nowhere to live, and brings him into his world of hustling and drug abuse.

It is not a feel-good movie.

!!''Twist'' includes examples of the following tropes:

%%* BandOfBrothels: Bill Sikes oversees Fagin's boys.
%%* BreakTheCutie: Oliver [[spoiler: and Dodge]].
* [[BrotherSisterIncest Brother-Brother Incest]]: [[spoiler: What causes Dodge to completely lose it.]]
%%* CastFullOfGay: Attack the rear, indeed...
%%* DarkerAndEdgier
%%* DeathByAdaptation: [[spoiler: Dodge.]]
%%* DepravedHomosexual: [[spoiler: Dodge loses it at the end.]]
%%* DownerEnding
%%* TheGhost: Bill Sikes.
%%* GreasySpoon: Nancy works at one.
%%* LocalHangout: The Three Cripples.
* MustHaveNicotine: Dodge is rarely seen without a cigarette.
* MySecretPregnancy: Possibly Nancy, as her pregnancy is never mentioned by any of the other characters and she appears to only be in the first trimester.
* PayEvilUntoEvil: [[spoiler: Dodge kills Bill as revenge for killing Nancy.]]
%%* PluckyGirl: Betsy, and to a lesser extent, Nancy.
%%* PrettyBoy: Oliver, and how!
* PromotedToLoveInterest: [[spoiler: Oliver and Dodge for each other.]]
%%* RapeAsDrama
* RecycledInSpace: ''Literature/OliverTwist'' in Toronto with aged-up characters that work as hustlers.
%%* RedLightDistrict: Of course.
%%* {{Streetwalker}}: Dodge, Charley, Oliver, and the other boys.
* WifeBasherBasher: [[spoiler: Dodge kills Bill after Bill kills Nancy and her unborn child.]]