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A precocious college student is taken under the wing of an accomplished professor only to realize his mentorship comes with an ulterior sexual motive.


Nate Gualtieri is a transmasculine writer-director from the Boston area now based in Los Angeles. His recent writing credits include the Sundance 2024 Special Jury Award-Winning feature DESIRE LINES, a narrative documentary starring Theo Germaine and Aden Hakimi. Nate was previously a staff writer on the Berlanti/CW series GOTHAM KNIGHTS. He is an alumnus of the 2023 Film Independent Project Involve Fellowship, and a graduate of the USC screenwriting program. His latest short film, WRONG BATHROOM, produced through Film Independent, will make its festival premiere this summer. With work that showcases both the tender and toxic sides of masculinity, Nate is passionate about finding big stakes in grounded stories.