Excited (film)

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Directed by Bruce Sweeney
Produced by
  • Catherine Middleton
  • Bruce Sweeney
Written by Bruce Sweeney
Distributed by Union Pictures
Release date
  • September 17, 2009 (2009-09-17) (TIFF)
  • May 29, 2010 (2010-05-29) (Canada)
Running time
85 minutes
Country Canada
Language English

Excited is a 2009 Canadian romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Vancouver-based director Bruce Sweeney and produced by Catherine Middleton and Bruce Sweeney.[1] It has screened at the Toronto International Film Festival, the Vancouver International Film Festival, the Palm Springs International Film Festival and the Seattle International Film Festival. It was given a theatrical release with Union Pictures.

The film collected four Leo Awards including Best Feature length Drama and Best Direction of a feature length drama.[2]


Although a successful business-owner of a golf-course, Kevin hasn't been on a date in eight years much to the dismay of his mother (Gabrielle Rose), who is desperate for grandchildren. Unbeknownst to her, Kevin suffers from PE - premature ejaculation, which is the reason for his divorce and lack of love. When he is set up with Hayaam, the over-educated shoe sales clerk, it seems like a match made in heaven, until Kevin's sexual problem stands in the way. With medical help, and patience from Hayaam, it looks like things could work out until Kevin discovers Hayaam can't bear children. Finally Kevin must decide if his own needs are more important than his family's if he's going to truly find love.




  1. ^ Dallian, Wendy (June 16, 2010). "Excited". Vancouverobserver.com. Retrieved June 29, 2010. 
  2. ^ Takeuchi, Craig (June 5, 2010). "Leo Awards 2010 final winners: Alice, Sanctuary, Excited on top". Straight.com. Retrieved June 29, 2010. 
  3. ^ a b c d "2010 Winners by Name". Leoawards.com. Archived from the original on June 9, 2010. Retrieved June 29, 2010. 

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