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A gay teenager mopes around Mexico City dreaming of his lost love while having sex with strangers in the handsome but dramatically static drama "A Thousand Clouds of Peace Fence the Sky, Love; Your Being Love Will Never End.
I am not saying he mopes around the training ground when the goals aren't going in; he is always bubbly around the place.
As Jeremy (Estevez) mopes around the house, passive and resentful and afflicted by vivid memories of combat every time he steps out into the garden, it's clear that Duff, who also wrote the screenplay, is using the family as a metaphor for America and the boy's complicated feelings for his father - a mix of love, loyalty and rage over this betrayal - as a mirror of the way he feels about his country.