Novecento aka 1900 (1976)

Novecento aka 1900 (1976)

Novecento aka 1900 (1976)
18 | 5h 17min | Crime, Drama, History | 21 May 1976 (France)

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Set in Italy, the film follows the lives and interactions of two boys/men, one born a bastard of peasant stock (Depardieu), the other born to a land owner (de Niro). The drama spans from 1900 to about 1945, and focuses mainly on the rise of Fascism and the peasants’ eventual reaction by supporting Communism, and how these events shape the destinies of the two main characters.

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Like Cattle Towards Glow 2015

Like Cattle Towards Glow 2015

Like Cattle Towards Glow 2015
1h 33min | Drama, Sci-Fi Adult | 11 September 2015 (France)

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Like Cattle Towards Glow follows 13 young characters who find themselves in confusing and threatening situations by way of their sexual misadventures. In advance of the film’s premiere in Paris this Friday, VICE spoke with Dennis about anarchism, the gay agenda, and giving his readers complicated erections.

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Plemya 2014

Plemya 2014

Plemya 2014
2h 6min | Crime, Drama | 21 May 2014 (France)

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A deaf teenager enters a specialized boarding school where, to survive, he becomes part of a wild organization – the tribe. His love for one of the concubines will unwillingly lead him to break all the unwritten rules within the Tribe’s hierarchy.

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Boys Briefs 2 2002

Boys Briefs 2 2002

Boys Briefs 2 2002
1h 58min | Comedy, Drama | Video 20 December 2002

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The long-awaited sequel to Boys Briefs, the successful compilation of six outstanding short films about gay first love. Hosted by DANNY ROBERTS, star of MTV’s THE REAL WORLD NEW ORLEANS.

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Maladolescenza 1977 UNCUT

Maladolescenza 1977 UNCUT

Maladolescenza 1977 UNCUT
1h 33min | Drama, Romance | 6 May 1977 (Italy)

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A teen boy grows from playing and fighting with his German-shepherd dog, to playing kids and adult games with two equally young girls, in a dream-like forest which eventually turns eerie, and somber.

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Les Amants Criminels 1999

Les Amants Criminels 1999

Les Amants Criminels 1999
1h 36min | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 18 August 1999 (France)

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The movie begins with an explicit murder scene. We later learn high school student Alice (Natacha Régnier) convinced her lover, Luc (Jérémie Renier), to murder their classmate Saïd (Salim Kechiouche), whom she claims raped her with a group of his friends. After the murder they take Luc’s parents’ car and go off to rob a jewelry store. When they dispose of the body in the woods, the couple get lost on their way back to their car and are captured by a mysterious forest dweller (Miki Manojlovic). Matters take an even more bizarre twist when the stranger locks the young lovers in his basement and reveals that he plans to eat them. The movie shows the events that led up to the murder of their classmate and the ordeals the two lovers undergo in the cabin. Alice is very sexually active, but Luc is still a virgin. Sometimes it feels like a bizarre twist of Grimm’s “Hansel and Gretel” in true François Ozon style.

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Hymypoika 2003

Hymypoika 2003

Hymypoika 2003
1h 44min | Drama | 24 October 2003 (Finland)

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Taavi, who never goes anywhere without his video camera, and his young and wealthy friends find themselves on the cusp of adulthood. After throwing a wild party at the mansion left to him by his deceased parents, Taavi shoots video of the partygoers in their various states of undress and drunken sexual congress. What begins as a prank spurs Taavi and his friends Jere, Sami, and Markus to form a club, the only requirement for admission being that each young man must bring a tape of his latest sexual conquest to every club meeting. The risque game quickly degenerates into dangerous compulsion as relationships implode and the boys forsake their girlfriends in favor of prostitutes and “swingers”. As currents of coercion and abuse enter the picture, each young man must ultimately confront his own morality in the viewfinder

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