• Director

    Alain Guiraudie

  • With

    Pierre Deladonchamps, Christophe Paou, Patrick d’Assumçao

  • France 2013. 100min

  • Digital

  • Certificate

    18

  • English subtitles

Imagine Bresson making an explicit gay erotic thriller. Unlikely, but Guiraudie may have had him in mind when making this tale of a man disappointed by his encounters on a cruising beach until he notices a hunk who, it transpires, could prove dangerous company. The compositions and cutting, like the focus on loneliness, temptation and transgression, echo Bresson’s work to an intriguing and rewarding degree.

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