A handsome young Mormon missionary leaves the sticks of Idaho for the Sodom of L.A., but instead of doing the Lord's work, he winds up falling for a hunky, promiscuous waiter. Sounds like the plot of yet another oh-so-heartfelt coming-out drama — or particularly prurient porn loop — but screenwriter C. Jay Cox's (Sweet Home Alabama
) directorial debut is actually a surprisingly sensitive story of faith and spiritual growth. Embarking on their required two-year mission, 19-year-old Elder Aaron Davis (promising newcomer Steve Sandvoss) and three of his fellow missionaries (including Third Rock from the Sun
's Joseph Gordon-Levitt) move into a garden apartme...