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STRANGER BY THE LAKE Review: Lather, Rinse, Repeat

I do not shy away from depictions of sex onscreen.  Film is art and art imitates life and life includes sex, so why wouldn’t films include sex?   1,089 more words

Film Review

Stranged by the gays

Original Title: L’inconnu du lac
English Title: Stranger by the lake
Director: Alain Guiraudie
Year: 2013

Gays have been hiding for ages. Everything seems so easy for gays now in certain places, but hiding is a gay thing. 478 more words


L'Inconnu Du Lac

El director y guionista Alain Guiraudie no se anda con tapujos moralistas en su intento por crear una de las películas de suspenso más arrebatadoras de los últimos años.  458 more words


AIDS and its metaphors

(Caution: this review does get a bit spoiler-y.)

At one idyllic, menacing and indistinct, the setting of Alain Guiraudie’s Stranger By the Lake should be immediately evocative to well-read queer audiences: find on its beach sparsely populated by nude men (plus the occasional observer) and its nearby woods teeming with zombie-like cruisers echoes of John Rechy’s hustler diary  512 more words


Director: Alain Guiraudie

Starring: Pierre Deladonchamps, Christophe Paou, Patrick d’Assumcao, Jerome Chappatte, Mathieu Vervisch, Gilbert Traina, Emmanuel Daumas, Sebastian Badachaoui, Gilles Guerin, Francois-Renaud Labarthe

On the edge of a lake, a secluded home-away-from-home for naturists and homosexuals, Franck (Deladonchamps) develops a platonic kinship with Henri (d’Assumcao), whose wife has just left him. 153 more words

Na quinta, terror quanto baste

Na quinta, terror quanto baste

»»»»» Thriller psicológico gay, tanto ou quanto inconsequente ao nível das psicologias e entornos sociais: psicologias das inter-relações e envolvências sociais em microambiente rural. 740 more words

Stranger by the Lake (2013) | Sex, sun and murder collide in Alain Guiraudie’s erotic and enigmatic Gallic thriller

Tucked away on the shores of a secluded lake in rural southern France lies a naturist spot for gay men. 608 more words