The Awakening of Spring 2008
TV-MA | 1h 33min | Drama , Romance | 17 November 2008 (USA)
Based on the 1891 play “Spring Awakening,” this filmed stage drama examines the tensions and confusion of young people as their growing sexual awareness conflicts with the repressive social environment around them. John Aniston and Victoria Tennant are part of a veteran cast in this earnest and explicit study of the dangerous tension between youthful urges and society’s rules. The film is directed by Arthur Allan Seidelman.
Un couteau dans le coeur (original title)
1h 50min | Drama , Romance , Thriller | 27 June 2018 (France)
Anne produces third-rate gay porn. After her editor and lover Lois leaves her, she tries to win her back by shooting her most ambitious film yet with her trusted, flaming sidekick Archibald. But one of her actors is brutally murdered and Anne gets caught up in a strange investigation that turns her life upside-down.
Les faux-monnayeurs (original title)
2h 1min | Drama | TV Movie 5 January 2011
High-school student Bernard discovers that he’s the fruit of a one-night stand by his mother. He despises the man who raised him, who is not his real father, and runs away from home, taking refuge with a friend, Olivier. Olivier is a shy boy, lacking affection, which he tries to find with his Uncle Edouard. The attraction between the two is mutual although neither manages to express his feelings. Through a combination of circumstances, Bernard is hired by Edouard as his secretary, and they both leave for a stay in the mountains. In a jealous pique, Olivier lets himself be seduced by the Comte de Passavant, a rich and trendy writer who is also cynical and manipulative. The count has a pernicious influence on the boy, who turns brutal and odious. Realizing this, he sinks into depression, not knowing how to find his way out.
Shanghai Panic 2002
Wo men hai pa (original title)
1h 27min | Drama , Romance | 14 February 2002 (Germany)
Growing up in the shadows of Shanghai, Bei (Li Zhinan), a disillusioned dancer, spends most of his time in a drug-induced haze. But when he begins developing AIDS-like symptoms and fears he could be seriously ill, he turns to his three best friends to help him forget. Complications ensue when Bei and another friend, Jie (Zhou Zijie), begin to feel more than mutual camaraderie, which throws their sexuality into serious question.
A family living in Marfa, Texas attempts to pull themselves back together after a horrific tragedy. This provocative sequel to Larry Clark’s film Marfa Girl, shows us a group of people ready to escape their current realities – no matter the cost. Gritty, unrelenting and powerful, auteur Clark once again delivers a bleak landscape of sex, drugs and boredom amongst the residents of a dead-end Texas Border town.
Good Boys 2005
Yeladim Tovim (original title)
Not Rated | 1h 15min | Crime , Drama , Romance | 2005 (Israel)
17-year-old Meni wears only the most fashionable clothes, interested in music, loves the cinema and works as a rent boy. He had a baby from Mika, a young drug addict prostitute. He has an adoptive mother who is also a trans-gender prostitute and clients that contact him on his cell-phone. One night he meets Tal, also a hustler and they decide to spend the night together. During that night their lives get a new meaning, but can the little hope change the life they are used to from early age? In the morning they decide to meet later at the club. Until the awaited meeting, both of them will have to deal with their weary routine of clients, marginalized people and unexpected events.