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Meaning, identity, inhibition, surety are just some of the many things on hiatus - or if not on hiatus, unstable, as things are in earthquake territory - in Bruce LaBruce and Rick Castro's new flick Hustler White, which follows the various escapades of a hustler named Monti Ward (played sweetly and sexily by Tony Ward) and his encounters with a writer named Jurgen Anger (LaBruce) and others on Santa Monica Boulevard and around the "flimsy backlot construction" that is L.A.