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Urbania ★★ 2000 (R)

Urban legends and painful flashbacks are plentifully fea tured in this disturbing film that finds Char lie (Futterman) restlessly wandering the streets of New York in search of the handsome homophobic stranger (Ball) who turns out to be responsible for the death of Charlie's boyfriend Chris (Keeslar). Directorial debut of Shear; based on Daniel Reitz's play “Urban Folk Tales.” 104m/C VHS, DVD . Dan Futterman, Matt Keeslar, Josh Hamilton, Samuel Ball, William Sage, Megan Dodds, Alan Cumming, Lothaire Bluteau, Barbara Sukowa, Paige Turco, Gabriel Olds; D: Jon Shear; W: Daniel Reitz; C: Shane Kelly; M: Marc Anthony Thompson.