Star Maps 1997

Star Maps 1997

Star Maps 1997

Star Maps 1997
1h 26m | Comedy, Drama | 23 July 1997 (USA)

Storyline:

After five years of living in Mexico, Carlos, an 18-year-old youth returns to Los Angeles. He wants to be an actor. But his father, Pepe, a pimp wants him to work in the family business, that is, male prostitution. Carlos decides that he will be one of his father’s boys until he can get his foot in the door in Hollywood. Finally one of his clients, Jennifer a rich soap star, offers him a bit part in her show. Pepe tells Carlos that she is just using him and demands that he most not see the woman any longer. Carlos defies his father and when his big day comes he finds out the harsh realities of life are even harsher than he imagined.

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Philosophy in the Boudoir 2017

Philosophy in the Boudoir 2017

Philosophy in the Boudoir 2017

Philosophy in the Boudoir 2017
A Filosofia na Alcova (original title)
1h 16m | Crime, Fantasy, Mystery | November 2017 (Brazil)

Storyline:

Devising a fantastic universe, in which ancient make-up and costumes share the screen with contemporary elements such as limousines, helicopters and mobile phones, ‘Philosophy in the Boudoir’ intends to blur the borders of realism and make the spectator get closer to timeless issues. The boudoir inside an industrial plant brings an aggressive aesthetics to the teachings and orgies. The takes are developed in different ways. The franzy of orgies has a fast editing, whilst philosophical moments are long sequence shots. By bringing to the contemporary world a 200-year-old romance, we intend to trigger questions about the real moral changes in Western society. It is also interesting to highlight Sade’s feminism. His female heroes are independent women, masters of their own sexual drive. At last, due to the solid theatrical background of the artists, the film was inevitably contaminated by unusual procedures (according to the film tradition), contributing to new possibilities of exchange between arts.

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Supernatural 2014

Supernatural 2014

Supernatural 2014

Supernatural 2014
Nua dhamma chat (original title)
1h 46m | Drama, Sci-Fi | 24 January 2014 (Netherlands)

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In a futurist world, the Thai kingdom has been transformed by ‘The Leader’ into ‘the Realm of people who have done good deeds and earned merits’. It’s a nice place to be, even though the inhabitants are plagued by an indefinable nostalgia. In the old days, people could at least touch each other. Although the Realm has reached version 2.0, technical possibilities remain limited. This wondrous story of the future is interwoven with stories set in the present and past. According to Pansittivorakul, known for his independently-produced and taboo-breaking documentaries on homosexuality and politics, his first feature is science fiction, yet it is about today’s Thailand. For instance he criticizes the need for religion and superstition. But in the end, this very idiosyncratic, homo-erotically charged essay is above all about time: ‘Time influences everything. The past has to do with the present, and the present is linked to the future.

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Potato Dreams of America 2021

Potato Dreams of America 2021

Potato Dreams of America 2021

Potato Dreams of America 2021
1h 35m | Biography, Comedy, Drama | 16 March 2021 (USA)

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An autobiographical dark comedy about a gay boy growing up in the Soviet Union, his mail-order bride mother and their adventurous escape to America.

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Three Times 2020

Three Times 2020

Three Times 2020

Three Times 2020
Tres veces (original title)
20m | Short, Drama | 28 March 2020 (Spain)

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Mario is at home alone. His parents are gone and it will take them a while to return. Enough time for their son to arrange a sex date on the Internet with a total stranger.

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All Work No Play 2020

All Work No Play 2020

All Work No Play 2020

All Work No Play 2020
Ei blot til lyst (original title)
16m | Short, Drama | 26 October 2020 (Denmark)

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Marc is exposed to a hate crime. It embarks a personal journey where he dives into toxic masculinity and its consequences. He creates an intimate space with a group of men who together cultivate vulnerability and eroticism as an antidote.

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Dance of the 41 (2020)

Dance of the 41 (2020)

Dance of the 41 (2020)

Dance of the 41 (2020)
El baile de los 41 (original title)
1h 39m | Biography, Drama, History | 19 November 2020 (Mexico)

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Based on the Ball of the Forty-One which was a society scandal in early 20th-century Mexico. The incident revolved around an illegal police raid carried out in November 1901 in a private home in Mexico City. The scandal revolved around that that of the group of men who attended, 19 were dressed in “feminine” clothing. Despite the government’s efforts to hush the incident up, the press was keen to report the incident, since the participants belonged to the upper echelons of society (including the son-in-law of the incumbent President of Mexico). This scandal was unique in that it was the first time homosexuality was openly spoken about in the Mexican media and had a lasting impact on Mexican culture.

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French Kisses 2018

French Kisses 2018

French Kisses 2018

French Kisses 2018
1h 56m | Drama | 19 January 2018 (USA)

Storyline:

A collection of the best gay stories France has to offer. From tales of teenage sexual awakening, to searing studies of complex adult relationships, these six films are both quintessentially French and undeniably Universal.

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