Stranger by the Lake is a 2013 French drama film directed by Alain Guiraudie. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival where Guiraudie won the award for Best Director. 321 more words
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A consideration of the politics of gay cruising and the relationship between sex and death in the gay psyche, Stranger By the Lake’s most remarkable quality is that it never comes to easy conclusions. 701 more words
Here is part two of the Chicago International Film Festival Preview I began last week.
Stranger By the Lake (Alain Guiraudie, France)
My favorite movie at this year’s CIFF is… 1,035 more words
One of the most refreshing things about an international film festival is its utter disinterest in catering to America’s overly indulged demographics. Studios are so petrified to lose their audiences that they urge filmmakers to cut anything from their picture that doesn’t simply “move the plot forward,” thus resulting in clipped, exposition-laden scenes that have been edited through a shredder. 589 more words