Hao became a male masseur to make ends meet and pay for his grandmother’s costly medication caused by her recent stroke and her Alzheimer’s. The job forced him to deal with his previously suppressed sexual urges for men. Hao begins to lose the balance he once had with family, work, and himself.
Boy Undone 2017
Memorias de lo que no fue (original title)
1h 56min | Drama, Thriller | 29 May 2018 (USA)
Two young men spend the night together after meeting the previous evening in a notorious gay club. The next day, however, the host wakes to find the boy he picked up bewildered and confused, unable to remember his name or anything about his past. Lacking any type of identification or obvious clues, the boys begin to search for the truth among fragments of memories that may or may not prove reliable. A chilling homoerotic thriller, BOY UNDONE is queer guerrilla filmmaking at its most intense.
The Foster Boy 2011
Der Verdingbub (original title)
1h 47min | Drama | 25 October 2012 (Germany)
The illegitimate orphan child, 12-year-old Max, is sold by the local minister for a basket of food to the Bösiger family, who own a mountain farm. Max’ initial hope of finally finding a loving home is brutally shattered: The farmer and his wife treat Max like livestock, and their son Jacob humiliates and abuses him. Only the local teacher notices the child suffering on the farm.
I Am Trash 2014
1h 37min | Drama | September 2014 (USA)
Three adult sons have been struggling to achieve some sort of normal routine after their father was sent to prison for the horrific sexual assault of an underage girl. Their lives are thrown into radical disarray when dad finishes his time and returns to the family home. That the victim’s father is awaiting the return outside their door with a knife is certainly of no help to their situation… but it’s not like things are going so well otherwise, with the three sons a virtual compendium of sexual dysfunctions in their own right.
All Yours 2014
Je suis à toi (original title)
Unrated | 1h 42min | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 26 November 2014 (Belgium)
Lucas, a poor young Argentinean, does all he can to survive in Buenos Aires. On the internet, he meets Henry, a Belgian baker who suffers from loneliness and who dreams of saving him from prostitution. Lucas crosses the Atlantic and arrives in a small village in Belgium to become Henry’s apprentice, but he soon feels like a prisoner. Audrey, the bakery saleswoman, has everything to please him, but she refuses to.
1h 33min | Biography, Drama, History | 29 August 1986 (USA)
Fictionalized biopic of famed 17th century Italian painter Michelangelo Merisi de Caravaggio. As a young man, he gained the support of Cardinal Del Monte and Caravaggio proceeded to develop a new style of painting giving a more realistic view of the world in which he lived. He also begins love affairs with one of his models, Ranuccio as well as with Ranuccio’s girlfriend Lena. Their relationship leads to murder and deceit.