The Clerk's Tale

The Clerk's Tale

The Clerk's Tale
USA, 2010, 14 Minute Running Time
North American Premiere
Topic: Gay/Lesbian
Language: English

Trapped in a world in which the "closet" refers to more than just a place to hang clothes, a man grapples with the trappings of his life as a posh clothing store clerk.
Filmmaker expected to attend: Director James Franco.

DIRECTOR: James Franco
Producer: Miles Levy, Vince Jolivette
Screenwriter: James Franco

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