Accomplices 2009

Accomplices 2009

Accomplices 2009

Accomplices 2009
Complices (original title)
1h 33min | Crime, Romance | 20 January 2010 (France)

Storyline:

Both detectives on a sickening murder case struggle with being alone and childless in their 40s. As they investigate the young man found beaten and strangled to death, platonic friends Karine and Herve unravel a love story between Vincent, and Rebecca a high school girl. The teenage lovers quickly plunged into the kind of amour fou the flics fear to chance for themselves. Rebecca is missing, and unknown to her, the boy was a homosexual Internet hustler. The ordinarily blasé male investigator is appalled to find that on-line dating is a world the sexy Karine knows well. Is Rebecca the killer, another victim or ?

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The Israeli Boys 2020

The Israeli Boys 2020

The Israeli Boys 2020

The Israeli Boys 2020
1h 41min | Drama | 7 February 2020 (USA)

Storyline:

An awkward coming-out in the desert, the proposal of a threesome in a Tel Aviv art gallery, a confrontation with a group of boys in a community swimming pool – Secrets, lies, surprises and more are explored in this rich selection of gay short films from Israel.

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The Acrobat 2019

The Acrobat 2019

The Acrobat 2019

The Acrobat 2019
L’acrobate (original title)
2h 14min | Drama | 2 October 2019 (Canada)

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Montreal is snowed under. While the downtown cranes dance their hypnotic ballet, two strangers meet randomly in an unfinished apartment. Their chance encounter leads to a violent attraction and a dependency beyond reason. One man is a Russian-born professional acrobat whose future is jeopardized by a broken leg. The other is a buttoned-down, well groomed man of few words. Which one dominates? Which one manipulates? As it turns out, love is painful and human relations are complex.

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Liberté 2019

Liberté 2019

Liberté 2019

Liberté 2019
2h 12min | Drama, History | 4 September 2019 (France)

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1774, a few years before the French Revolution, somewhere between Potsdam and Berlin… Madame de Dumeval, the Duke of Tesis and the Duke of Wand, libertines expelled from the Puritan court of Louis XVI, sought the support of the legendary Duke of Walchen, a seducer and free thinker from Germany, alone in a country where hypocrisy and false virtue reigned. Their mission: to export libertinage to Germany, a philosophy of enlightenment based on the rejection of morality and authority but also, and above all, to find a safe place to continue their misguided games.

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Devil’s Playground 2014

Devil's Playground 2014

Devil’s Playground 2014

Devil’s Playground 2014
45min | Drama | TV Mini-Series (2014)

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In 1976, Fred Schepisi’s first feature film, The Devil’s Playground, daringly dealt with the conflict between desire and spirituality in a Catholic seminary. It’s now considered a classic of Australian cinema. At the film’s centre was a 13-year-old boy, Tom Allen, torn between his calling and his sexuality. This series picks up the story 35 years later. It is 1988 and Tom is now in his forties. A practising Catholic and respected Sydney psychiatrist, Tom accepts an offer from the Bishop of Sydney to become a secular confessor to the Catholic clergy, and is soon embroiled in political and theological intrigue.

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Vandals 2008

Vandals 2008

Vandals 2008

Vandals 2008
Vandalen (original title)
Not Rated | 17min | Short, Drama | 2008 (Switzerland)

Storyline:

Two male graffiti artists are partners in their work, but they are also having a sexual relationship with each other which they haven’t disclosed to others. In the midst of planning a big job with some of their graffiti artist colleagues, that work to be painted on the side of a commuter train car, the two are having problems with each other based on what seems to be different things that they want from their personal relationship. The first man is more animalistic in that he wants their relationship to be purely sexual, whereas the second man has more romantic thoughts on his mind. Added to their obstacles is one of their females colleagues who seems to be attracted to the first man, who does not dissuade her. While each evaluates their relationship, one may come to the realization that what they want may be more similar than they had originally envisioned, but has to convince the other for their relationship to survive.

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