Fortune and Men’s Eyes 1971
R | 1h 42min | Drama | 15 June 1971 (USA)
The young, naive Smitty is sent to prison for six months; Cathy, his girlfriend, watches as he disappears behind the bars and barbed wire. He’s assigned a cell with Queenie, a balls-out drag queen, Rocky, a quiet but cocky con, and Mona, a young gay man who ministers to Rocky. Smitty watches in horror as gangs of inmates brutalize prisoners who lack protection. Those who complain risk beatings or murder at the hands of unsympathetic guards: all cries are bootless. Mona offers poetry – Shakespeare’s sonnet XXIX; Queenie and Rocky offer Smitty advice, and Rocky offers protection for a price. Smitty’s choices and their consequences are the film’s main subjects.
Les Vauriens 2006
1h 25min | Drama | TV Movie 30 September 2006
The story of boys who were condemned to the severe reformatory regime in a French penal ‘colony’. It’s run by a former prison warden, based on ‘rehabilitattion’ trough manual labor and strict discipline. Young Reynard, a novice to crime and juvenile detention, meets horrible hardened villains and sadistic staff as well as people with some heart among fellow inmates and their supposed educators.
Kler (original title)
2h 13min | Comedy, Drama | 28 September 2018 (Poland)
Three Catholic priests meet to celebrate the anniversary of an event which could have taken their lives. Their experiences and motivations to serve as priests are extremely different, and soon each of them will have to face new challenges.
Play Boy and the Gang of Cherry 2017
1h 58min | Action, Crime, Drama | 31 August 2017 (Thailand)
The gay mafia “Gang of Cherry” is residing at a construction site somewhere in Thailand. One of its most notorious members is Mac aka “PlayBoy”, a gay male prostitute with an addiction for Sm sex. Bipolar Cherry is the gang’s leader. The situation escalates when a shipment of drugs disappears.
Beyond Good and Evil 1977
Al di là del bene e del male (original title)
2h 7min | Biography, Drama | 5 October 1977 (France)
The life and ideas of the German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche. A love triangle unfolds as Nietzsche and his best friend decides to live with a Jewish woman. According to Nietzsche’s philosophy, that is beyond all morality. Depicting Nietzsche’s opium addiction and madness meritorious.
Mondomanila: Kung paano ko inayos ang buhok ko matapos ang mahaba-haba ring paglalakbay (original title)
Not Rated | 1h 15min | Comedy, Horror, Musical | 29 November 2012 (Germany)
Tony knows nothing but tough times, living in the bleak circus of the slums he calls home amongst denizens of the underworld: the crippled pimp, the lonely housewife, the neighborhood gay and his macho father, the prostitutes, the small-time politician, and the Yankee pedophile. This is his story and the story of the world he lives in: a hopeless, closed-in decrepit world gone to seed.
No Way Out 2008
Walang kawala (original title)
Unrated | 1h 37min | Drama | 12 November 2008 (Philippines)
Joaquin (Polo Ravales), an unassuming fisherman, is forced to confront his homosexuality when his sex-starved wife Cynthia (Althea Vega) returns from her overseas job eager to get pregnant. His young and impulsive lover, Waldo (Joseph Bitangcol), flees to Manila in disgust. After a month of hesitation, Joaquin leaves his wife to follow Waldo. His search takes him on a seamy yet colorful trip through Manila’s gay underbelly. He discovers Waldo’s dangerous flirtation with Rufo (Emilio Garcia), a bisexual rogue cop who holds the clue to Waldo’s disappearance. Rufo lures Joaquin into his home and introduces him to his submissive wife, Beng (Jean Garcia). A sadist who beats up Beng regularly, Rufo turns Joaquin into a prisoner and sex slave – like he did to Waldo. When Joaquin is finally reunited with Waldo, he discovers that Rufo is about to sell them like fish to an international sex trafficking ring, along with his personal harem of male and female captives. With Beng’s help, the two lovers plot their escape.