German film – JONATHAN – issued on dvd

JonathanJONATHAN (18) 2016 GERMANY LEWANDOWSKI, PIOTR J. £15.99
Jonathan is caring for his dying father whilst running the family farm. As the two talk about his father’s past Jonathan finds out more than he expected when his former lover Ron appears at their home to say his final goodbyes.

This sends the 18-year-old on a journey to uncover his family’s complicated and secretive history as he tries to understand more about his father’s life and come to terms with his death.

 

In German with English subtitles

 

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Austrian film -KATER/TOMCAT – issued on dvd

tomcatKATER/TOMCAT (18) 2016 AUSTIA HÄNDL, KLAUS £15.99
Couple Andreas and Stefan live happily in the suburbs of Vienna with their cat Moses. Their peaceful existence is shattered by an impulsive and unexplainable violent outburst from Stefan which threatens to tear the pair’s relationship apart.

Unable to reconcile with his partner, Andreas turns silent and becomes increasingly distant towards Stefan. Will they ever be able to love one another again and restore their previously perfect union?

In German with English subtitles

BILINGUAL GERMAN ENGLISH FILM NOTES TO DER KATER

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Argentinian film – TAEKWONDO – out on dvd

TTaekwondoAEKWONDO (18) 2016 ARGENTINA BERGER, M/FARINA, M
Fernando (Lucas Papa) invites a gym buddy German (Gabriel Epstein) to join a group of his male friends for a relaxing, summer getaway without their respective girlfriends. However German is infatuated with Fernando questions how long he can or should conceal his true self.

In Spanish with English subtitles

 

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Delicious camp Spanish comedy – DE CHICA EN CHICA/GIRL GETS GIRL – out on dvd

girl gets girl.jpgDE CHICA EN CHICA/GIRL GETS GIRL (18) 2015 SPAIN SEBASTIÁN, SONIA £15.99

Delicious camp comedy telenovela based on the successful online Spanish TV series. After living for nine years in Miami, Inés return home to Madrid and turns up at her ex Verónica’s house, where a party is in full swing. Now is the time for Inés to face up to her past mistakes, like leaving her pregnant girlfriend Verónica at the altar.

A film full of camp surprises, lusty backstabbing and the vibrancy of a Almodóvar film.
In Spanish with English subtitles

ENGLISH FILM NOTES TO DE CHICA EN CHICA

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Alex Anwandter debut film – NUNCA VAS A ESTAR SOLO/YOU’LL NEVER BE ALONE – out on dvd

youll-never-be-aloneNUNCA VAS A ESTAR SOLO/YOU’LL NEVER BE ALONE (15) CHILE 2016 ANWANDTER, ALEX £15.99
Film by the directorial debut of electropo star Alex Anwandter, which depicts the days before and after a homophobic hate crime. Dance student Pablo is in a coma after the attack and his father Juan faced with getting over the ordeal whilst paying his mounting medical bills.
In Spanish with English subtitles

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Italian LGBT comedy drama – NÉ GIULIETTA NÉ ROMEO/A LITTLE LUST – out on dvd

a little lustNÉ GIULIETTA NÉ ROMEO/A LITTLE LUST (15) 2015 ITALY PIVETTI. VERONICA £15.99
A bullying incident at school forces 16-year-old Rocco Bordin (Andrea Amato) to come out to his parents liberal middle-class parents, who find it hard to come to terms with the news. Luckily Rocco’s close friends stand by him and join him in running away from home see their favourite singer in concert in this comedy drama.

In Italian with English subtitles


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Spanish, Latin American and Portuguese Language LGBT films on dvd

20 CENTÍMETROS/20 CENTIMETRES (18) 2005 SPAIN SALAZAR, RAMON £19.99
  Transvestite yearns to become a transsexual and dreams up elaborate musical numbers in which she’s the star.
AMOR ETERNO/EVERLASTING LOVE (18) 2014 SPAIN  FORÉS, MARÇAL   £15.99
 Gay school language teacher  Carlos has a relationship with Toni, one of his teenage student.  However when Carlos  wants to end the relationship Toni is stricken with heartache and jealousy as the film takes a dark turn.
AUSENTE/ABSENT (15) 2011 ARGENTINA BERGER, MARCO £14.99
  Argentinean drama exploring the developing tension between a 16-year-old boy and the swimming instructor he has a crush on.
AYA ARCOS (18) 2014   BRAZIL MOLL,  MAXIMILIAN IN PORTUGUESE   £15.99
   Successful, middle-aged writer Edu (César Augusto) falls in love with a young male prostitute, Fabio (Daniel Passi).  Unable and unwilling to demand that stops being a prostitute, Edu attempts to block Fabio’s lifestyle and submit to his emotions.
EL CUARTO DE LEO/LEO’S ROOM (15) 2009 ARGENTINA BUCHICHIO, ENRIQUE £15.99  Touching and sensitive story of a young gay man coming to terms with his own sexuality.
CUATRO LUNAS/FOUR MOONS (18) 2014 SPAIN  TOVAR VELARDE,  SERGIO   £15.99   Collection of four stories  exploring love and acceptance between men as four different stages in the lunar cycle.
DISHOUNOURED BODIES – JUANMA CARRILLO SHORTS (18) 2012 SPAIN £15.99
     Collection of nine intriguing short films from Spain’s most exciting queer filmmaker.
DO LADO DE FORA/BOYS IN BRAZIL (E) 2014 BRAZIL   CARVALHO, ALEXANDRE IN PORTUGUESE £15.99 After a  homophobic attack  four friends vow to  reveal the truth about their sexuality within the following year. However, in this Brazilian comedy, they all  find it difficult to fulfil their promise.
ESCONDIDAS/HIDDEN AWAY (15) 2014 SPAIN  RUEDA, M.  £14.99
   Set in Bilbao, a 14-year-old Moroccan immigrant Ibrahim strikes up a friendship with local teenager Rafa who is fed up  of his classmates’ persistent attempts to get him a girlfriend. The pair find themselves having to suppress their desires as their burgeoning relationship clashes with the ideologies of those around them.
FERIADO/HOLIDAY (15) 20154 ECUADOR   ARAUJO, DIEGO £15.99
    Set during the collapse of Ecuador’s banking system of 1999,  16 year old Juan Pablo travels to a remote town  in  the Andes to visit his uncle who, with his family, is involved with the  banking scandal. Here Juan strikes up a fragile romance with Juano, a  heavy metal and motorcycles fan, and finds himself  in an honest, independent world separate from the corrupt of his family
FRESA Y CHOCOLATE/STRAWBERRY AND CHOCOLATE (18) 1993 CUBA GUTIERREZ ALEA, TOMAS £13.99  David (Vladimir Cruz) is an uptight macho communist student who meets Diego (Jorge Perugorría), an extravagant gay artist with an irreverent attitude to Castro. Appalled by Diego’s attitude, David decides that it is his duty to convert him, and a friendship is born.
FUERA DE CARTA/CHEF’S SPECIAL (15) 2008 SPAIN VELILLA,NACHO £15.99
  Comedy about a chef who is running a busy restaurant, being reunited with his estranged children , having a  blossoming gay romance and now the Michelin Guide food critic is coming to review his restaurant.
FUTURO BEACH (15) 2014 PORTUGAL AÏNOUZ,KARIM £15.99
  After failing to save a tourist from drowning at Futuro beach in Fortaleza, lifeguard Donato (Moura) moves from his home in Portugal to Berlin to pursue a new life with the victim’s friend Konrad (Schick).
HABITACIÓN EN ROMA/ROOM IN ROME (18) 2010 MEDEM, JULIO DVD – £19.99 BLU RAY- £22.99 Julio Medem writes and directs this sensual drama about two lesbian women who meet in Rome and  decide to spend the night together in a hotel room.
HOJE EU QUERO VOLTAR SOZINHO/THE WAY HE LOOKS (12) 2014 PORTUGAL RIBEIRO, DANIEL £14.99  Blind teenager Leonardo seeks independence from his overbearing parents and befriends Giovana, who looks out for him . Soon the two young men begin to realise they have more than just friendly feelings for one another.
JESS AND JAMES (18) 2015 ARGENTINA  GIRALT, SANTIAGO £15.99
  After hooking up with James (Nicolás Romeo), 23-year-old bohemian Jess (Martin Karich) sets out on a road trip across rural Argentina  to reunite with Jess’ estranged brother
KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN (15) 1985 BRAZIL BABENCO, HECTOR IN ENGLISH 
DVD –  £15.99   BLU RAY – £19.99  Gay Luis (William Hurt ) shares a prison cell political activist Valentin (Raul Julia) and they pass the time acting out scenes from films and Valentin reminisces on a past affair with a wealthy woman.
LA MALA EDUCACIÓN/BAD EDUCATION (15) 2004 SPAIN ALMODOVAR, PEDRO £19.99  Semi-autobiographical melodrama follows the intertwining stories of two boys who fall in love at an abusive Catholic school. The film follows the lives of two boys growing up through the 70s and 80s, in pre and post-Franco Spain.
MAPA PARA CONVERSAR/A MAP FOR LOVE (15)  2012   CHILE    CONSTANZA,  FERNÁNDEZ    £14.99   Lesbian single mother Roberta (Moro Andrea) lives with her young son in Santiago and spends most of her time working or focusing on the raising of her child while being  romantically involved with  Javiera (Francisca Bernardi).
Roberta is determined that her mother meet Javiera so she arranges a boat trip for the three women to spend some time together, but through a number of heated confrontations she learns a lot about where she has come from and where she is perhaps destined to go…
MI ULTIMO ROUND/MY LAST ROUND (15) 2011 CHILE ARRIAGADA, JULIO JORQUERA £14.99 Retired boxer Octavio (Roberto Farías) is fighting a losing battle against time as his health has begun to deteriorate.When he meets Hugo (Héctor Morales), a young troubled man, they strike up a rapport that quickly turns into something neither of them expected.
LA NOCHE (18) 2016 ARGENTINA  CASTRO, EDUARDO  £15.99
  Set in Argentina’s capital after dusk, this explicit and controversial film is about a  middle-aged homosexual man who’s entire existence is seemingly devoted to sessions of drink, drugs and sex. The film offers a feel of the soulless monotony of life on the oppressed outskirts of society.
O HOMEM DO FUTURO/MAN FROM THE FUTURE (12) 2011 BRAZIL  TORRES, CLÁUDIO IN PORTUGUESE £12.99  Time-travelling comedy about a scientist  seizing the opportunity to travel back 20 years in time to a humiliating college party in an attempt to rewrite his future.
PLAN B (15) ARGENTINE 2009 BERGER, MARCO £15.99
  Set in Buenos Aires, this witty romantic comedy, confronts our expectations by testing the boundaries of gender and social demarcations. In so doing, the film invites us to explore contemporary ideas of freedom and desire, and to question what it means to play with love.
SPINNIN’ (15) 2007 SPAIN PASTRANA, EUSEBIO £15.99
  Set in 1990s Madrid, committed gay couple Garate and Omar want to have a child and approach their various female acquaintances to find the right surrogate mother for their potential offspring.
TATUAGEM/TATTOO (15) 2013 BRAZIL  LACERDA, HILTON IN PORTUGUESE £15.99
   Set Recife in 1978 with Brazil under the rule of a  military dictatorship,  Clécio Wanderley runs an anarchist theatrical group that practices political resistance through anarchy and mockery.  However Wanderley’s life changes when he falls in love with an 18 year old soldier.
TE PROMETO ANARQUÍA/I PROMISE YOU ANARCHY (18) 2015 MEXICO CORDÓN, JULIO HERNÁNDEZ 15.99  Teenage skateboarder from a middle-class Miguel and his lover fellow skater Johnny naively become involved in the illegal blood trade in Mexico City
TODO SOBRE MI MADRE/ALL ABOUT MY MOTHER (15) 1999 SPAIN ALMODOVAR, PEDRO £19.99  On the death of her son a single mother goes to find the boys father,
a transvestite named Lola who does not know he had a child
VELOCIRAPTOR (18) 2014 SPAIN QUINTERO, CHUCHO E £15.99
  With the Earth facing an impending apocalypse, two young gay friends Álex (Pablo Mezz) and Diego (Carlos Hendrick Huber) wander around town conversing about their lives and differing sexualities in this exploration of what it means to be a young man, exploring male friendship and desire .
VIVA (15) 2015 CUBA/IRELAND   BREATHNACH, PADDY   £19.99
  Cuban make-up artist Jesus becomes a drag artist but when he takes to the stage his estranged father, ex-boxer Angel , shows up and soon makes it clear that he disagrees with his son’s lifestyle. Can he learn to accept Jesus over time?
WHO’S AFRAID OF VAGINA WOLF? (15) 2013 USA ALBELO, ANNA MARGARITA IN SPANISH AND ENGLISH £15.99 All-female romantic comedy about a struggling gay film-maker Anna who is suffering a midlife crisis. However on meeting feminist Katia, she tries to impress her by staging a remake of Edward Albee’s play ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?’and casting Katia and her other friends in the play.

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Some French films on dvd celebrating LGBT history month

L’ÂGE ATOMIQUE /ATOMIC AGE (18) 2012 FRANCE KLOTZ, HÉLÉNA £15.99
Victor (Eliott Paquet) and Rainer (Dominik Wojcik), two old friends, head into Paris for a night out to take in the excesses of the city, which eventually leads them to see their friendship in a different light.
LES AMOURS IMAGINAIRES/HEARTBEATS (15) 2010 CANADA DOLAN, XAVIER IN FRENCH £15.99
Drama chronicling a love triangle between three 20-something metrosexual friends in Montreal: Marie (Monia Chokri),  Frankie (Xavier Dolan) and Nicolas (Niels Schneider).
BEAU TRAVAIL (15) 1998 FRANCE CLAIRE DENIS £19.99
Director Claire Denis’ intensely physical study of tensions within a platoon of legionnaires stationed in North Africa.
LA BELLE SAISON /SUMMERTIME (15) 2015 FRANCE CORSINI, CATHERINE £15.99
Set in 1971 Paris, radical feminist Carole falls for fellow feminist Delphine. However when Delphine returns to the family farm to look after her sick father, Carole decides to join her but finds that the rural community isn’t as liberal as Paris.
LA CAGE AUX FOLLES (15) 1979 FRANCE MOLINARO, EDOUARD £15.99
Comedy about two ageing homosexual lovers who pretend to be a normal married couple for the sake of their sons marriage plans.
LA CAGE AUX FOLLES II (15) 1980 FRANCE MOLINARO, EDOUARD £15.99
Sequel to this hit comedy.
CE QU’ON A/WHAT WE HAVE (15) 2014 CANADA DESMONS, MAXIME £15.99
Leaving a troubled life behind in Paris, gay teacher Maurice Lesmers (Desmons) move to the remote town of North Bay, Ontario and gets a job tutoring 15-year-old Allan (Alex Ozerov), who becomes infatuated with his teacher. When Maurice learns that Allan is being bullied by his peers he feels compelled to step in, to his own detriment.
COMING OUT (15) 2013 CANADA BLANCHARD, MATHIEU £15.99
The explosive lives, loves and losses of an intermingled group of Montrealers are explored as they confront  the subject of difference.
COMING OUT: SEASON 2 (15) 2014 CANADA IN FRENCH £15.99
Second season of the French-Canadian series about the gay community in Montreal
CRUSTACÉS & COQUILLAGES/COCKLES AND MUSCLES (15) 2005 FRANCEDUCASTEL, O/MARTINEAU, J£17.99
Hit comedy that looks at love and sexual identity over a balmy summer holiday.
LES DEMOISELLES DE ROCHEFORT (U) 1967 FRANCE DEMY, JACQUES £22.99
Musical comedy with Catherine Deneuve and Gene Kelly which the BFI files under ‘queer aesthetic’.
LES ENFANTS TERRIBLES (12) FRANCE 1949 B/W COCTEAU, JEAN £19.99
Compelling tale of incestuous obsession based on the Jean Cocteau.
I KILLED MY MOTHER (15) 2009 CANADA CANADA DOLAN, IN FRENCH £15.99
Directorial debut of young French-Canadian actor Xavier Dolan is a cathartic, fiercely compelling evocation of turbulent late adolescence. Visually stunning, with exquisite performances from Dolan himself – as the volatile, verbally savage Hubert – and a highly acclaimed cast including Anne Dorval and Suzanne Clément, I Killed My Mother was the winner of 22 international film awards in 2009, including three categories at Cannes.
L’INCONNU DU LAC/STRANGER BY THE LAKE (18) FRANCE GUIRAUDIE, ALAIN DVD – £15.99 BU RAY – £19.99
Franck is an attractive young male who falls in love with Michel, a lethally dangerous man in this tense thriller.
LES INVISIBLES (E) 2012 FRANCE LIFSHITZ, SÉBASTIEN £12.99
Award winning documentary about elderly homosexuals living in France. Director Sébastien Lifshitz speaks to male and female homosexuals who were born between the World Wars and who embraced their sexuality at a time when society excluded them.
LAURENCE ANYWAYS (12) 2012 CANADA DOLAN, £15.99
French-Canadian romantic drama about the effect of a sex change on a long-standing heterosexual relationship.
MÊME PAS MORT/TOMBOY (U) 2007 FRANCE SCIAMMA, CÉLINE £16.99
10-year-old tomboy Laure (Zoé Héran) moves to a different neighbourhood with her family, Laure is mistaken  for a boy by Lisa (Jeanne Disson) and decides to accept this new identity under the name of Michaël. She spends a summer with Lisa, playing games and experiencing first kisses, but it is only a matter of time before the truth emerges.
NÉS EN 68/BORN IN 68 (15) 2008 FRANCE DUCASTEL,OLIVIER £15.99
The film is set 20 years after a group of revolutionary students have grown up and their children are now maturing into rebellious adults just like their parents before them.
ORPHEE (PG) FRANCE 1949 B/W COCTEAU, JEAN £19.99
Jean Cocteau, the renowned poet, artist and writer, is another major figure in LGBT history and this film is his take on the Orpheus myth.
LES PETITS MOUCHOIRS/LITTLE WHITE LIES (15) 2010 FRANCE CANET, GUILLAUME DVD – £17.99 BLU RAY – £22.99
Emotional drama in which a group of friends try to escape their problems by going on a trip to the seaside together. Despite their intentions to relax, however, they find themselves caught in a web of long-repressed lust and emotion.
THEO AND HUGO (18) 2016 FRANCE DUCASTEL, O/MARTINEAU,J DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £17.99
Intense tale shot in real time in which Theo and Hugo meet in a Paris clubs. As the night wears on, they discover they need to know more about each other and a relationship begins.
TOM À LA FERME/TOM AT THE FARM (15) 2013 CANADA DOLAN, XAVIER DVD – £12.99 BLU RAY – £14.99
Tom, played by Xavier Dolan, travels to the country from his home in the city to attend the funeral of his recently deceased boyfriend. When he arrives at the family home, he soon realises that his relationship has been kept secret from his lover’s family.
LA VIE D’ADÈLE /BLUE IS THE WARMEST COLOUR (18) 2013 FRANCE KECHICHE, ABDEL.  DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
Award-winning drama about 15-year-old Adèle who lead a typical teenage life of school, parents and boys. However Adele’s life is turned upside down after a chance encounter with a beguiling blue-haired Emma, which forces her to question her desires and assert herself as a woman and as an adult Throughout their relationship the two young women learn a lot about the pains and joys of being in love and the importance of staying true to oneself.
YVES SAINT LAURENT (15) 2014 FRANCE LESPERT, JALIL £15.99
Biopic following the life and work of the French fashion designer.

In French with English subtitles

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Some German films on dvd celebrating LGBT history month

A MAN, HIS LOVER, AND HIS MOTHER (15) 2013 SWITZERLAND GISLER, MARCEL IN GERMAN £15.99
Gay writer Lorenz returns to home town in Switzerland to deal with his writer’s block. However back home he has to deal with his elderly fun loving mother in this heart-warmingly film.
BERLIN 36 (15) GERMANY 2009 HEIDELBACH,  KASPAR £15.99  
    In the days leading up to the 1936 Olympics, the fate of high jumper Gretel Bergmann  hangs in the  balance as it is decided whether or not a Jewish athlete can be a part of the German Olympic team. To cover themselves the Germans also add another woman, Marie Ketteler to the team.  Years later it is revealed that Marie is in fact a man
DIE BÜCHSE DER PANDORA/PANDORA’S BOX ( 15) 1928 GERMANY B/W SILENT PABST, GW     £19.99
 Adaptation of the Franz Wedekind play Lulu which featured cinema’s first openly lesbian scene.
COMING OUT (15) GERMANY 1989   CAROW, HEINER     £19.99
 As a boy, Philipp was strongly attracted to his best friend, but he puts all that behind him in order to live a ‘normal’ life.
FAUSTRECHT DER FREIHEIT/FOX AND HIS FRIENDS/CHINESISCHES ROULETTE (15) 1975/6 GERMANY  FASSBINDER, R. W. BLU RAY ONLY – £17.99
 In Fox and His Friends a young, homosexual man, who falls in love with a wealthy industrialist’s son after an unexpected lottery win. However he realises that the affections of his new partner are solely based on his wealth.
FREIER FALL/FREE FALL (15) GERMANY 2013 LACANT, STEPHAN £15.99
Drama set in a police academy where two male cadets are attracted to each other.
DER KREIS/THE CIRCLE (15) 2014 SWITZERLAND HAUPT, STEFAN £15.99
Set in 1950s Zurich, this mix of documentary and dramatic recreation, is a love story between a shy young teacher and a transvestite and the pioneering gay organisation Der Kreis (The Circle) which they belong to.
LIEBMANN (12) 2016 GERMANY HERRMANN, JULES £15.99
Teacher Antek Liebmann leaves his past life behind by moving from Germany to a cottage in the French countryside. Here in this rural community he becomes infatuated with Sébastian. However it is not long before Liebmanns past catches up with him. DVD can be played in German, English, French.
MEIN FREUND AUS FARO/MY FRIEND FROM FARO (15) 2008  NEUL, NANA   £14.99
   Dreamer Mel (Anjorka Strechel) and androgynous Jenny (Lucie Hollman)  begin dating after a chance encounter, with Mel believing that Jenny is a boy named Miguel. As their relationship grows, however, the truth inevitably comes out.
NAPOLA – ELITE FÜR DEN FÜHRER/BEFORE THE FALL (15) 2004  GERMANY       GANSEL, DENNIS    £15.99
    With the Second World War in full swing, two teenaged boys are enrolled in a National Political Academy (NaPolA), a youth facility for the training of future Nazi leaders. One is a working-class boy with a talent for boxing, and the other is the  Governor’s sensitive, poetry-loving son.  They must both lay aside their innocence and humanity as they prepare to join the Nazi elite.
QUERELLE (18) 1982 GERMANY FASSBINDER, R. W. DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
Fassbinder’s controversial cult classic based on Jean Genet’s novel.
SILENT YOUTH (12) 2014 GERMANY KEMMESIES,  DIEMO  £14.99
    Young shy Berlin student Marlo has a chance encounter with a Russian man who has recently suffered a homophobic attack. The pair bond as they explore the Berlin together, but it seems neither can overcome their respective anxieties to further their relationship.
TAXI ZUM KLO (18) 1980 GERMANY RIPPLOH, FRANK £17.99
The film offers a sexually explicit slice of gay culture in West Germany at the dawn of the 1980s and has gained cult status over the years.
YOU AND I (15) 2014 GERMANY   NILS BÖKAMP   £15.99
 After breaking up with his girlfriend, Jonas  goes on a camping trip with his 
gay British ex-flatmate. After picking up homophobic, Polish backpacker Boris, the pair’s friendship is put to the test and Jonas has to confront his true feelings about his English friend.
ZWEI MÜTTER/TWO MOTHERS (18) GERMANY 2013 BERRACHED, ANNE ZOHRA £15.99
Two Mothers is an intense exploration of the trials and tribulations a same sex couple encounters in their desire to become loving parents.
DAS ZIMMERMÄDCHEN LYNN/CHAMBERMAID LYNN (18) 2014 GERMANY   HAEB,  INGO £15.99
 Comedy drama about an obsessive-compulsive hotel maid Lynn who quietly observe her guests and rummage through their possessions until one day she encounters a dominatrix in the Hotel who changes her world.
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Mexican film – TE PROMETO ANARQUÍA/I PROMISE YOU ANARCHY – out on dvd

i-promise-you-anarchyTE PROMETO ANARQUÍA/I PROMISE YOU ANARCHY (18) 2015 MEXICO CORDÓN, JULIO HERNÁNDEZ 15.99
Teenage skateboarder from a middle-class Miguel and his lover fellow skater Johnny naively become involved in the illegal blood trade in Mexico City

In Spanish with English subtitles

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Argentinian film – LA NOCHE- released on dvd

la-nocheLA NOCHE (18) 2016 ARGENTINA CASTRO, EDUARDO £15.99
Set in Argentina’s capital after dusk, this explicit and controversial film is about a middle-aged homosexual man who’s entire existence is seemingly devoted to sessions of drink, drugs and sex. The film offers a feel of the soulless monotony of life on the oppressed outskirts of society.
In Spanish with English subtitles

DVD available to buy at –
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French film – THEO AND HUGO – issued on dvd

theo-and-hugoTHEO AND HUGO (18) 2016 FRANCE DUCASTEL, O/MARTINEAU,J DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £17.99
Intense tale shot in real time in which Theo and Hugo meet in a Paris clubs. As the night wears on, they discover they need to know more about each other and a relationship begins.
In French with English subtitles

DVD available from-

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Italian film – UN BACIO /ONE KISS – released on dvd

one-kissUN BACIO /ONE KISS (15) 2016 ITALY COTRONEO, IVAN £15.99
At his new school outrageous and flamboyant Lorenzo befriends Blu who has also been shunned by her peers after an end-of-term scandal. Along with basketball player Antonio the trio united to fight back against their bullying peers.

In Italian with English subtitles

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Out on dvd – LA BELLE SAISON /SUMMERTIME

summertimeLA BELLE SAISON /SUMMERTIME (15) 2015 FRANCE CORSINI, CATHERINE £15.99 Set in 1971, Paris radical feminist Carole falls for fellow feminist Delphine. However when Delphine returns to the family farm to look after her sick father, Carole decides to join her but finds that the rural community isn’t as liberal as Paris.

In French with English subtitles

FRENCH LANGUAGE PRESS NOTE TO LA BELLE SAISON

 

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Spanish film – CUATRO LUNAS/FOUR MOONS – released on dvd

Four MoonsCUATRO LUNAS/FOUR MOONS (18) 2014 SPAIN TOVAR VELARDE, SERGIO £15.99
Collection of four stories exploring love and acceptance between men as four different stages in the lunar cycle.

The ‘full moon’ story centres on a devoted couple, Hugo (Antonio Velázquez) and Andres (Alejandro de la Madrid) whose relationship is put under strain by the inclusion of a third party. In the ‘new moon’ tale, young boy Mauricio (Gabriel Santoyo) struggles with the attraction he feels for his male cousin Oliver (Sebastián Rivera) in a homophobic environment at home and at school.

Two close friends and fellow students Fito (Cesar Ramos) and Leo (Gustavo Egelhaaf) realise they are falling in love and begin an affair that they have to hide from family and friends in the ‘waxing crescent moon’ segment. In the final tale, ‘waning crescent moon’, old, married professor Joaquín (Alonso Echánove) finds himself drawn to younger man Gilberto (Alejandro Belmonte), also married, who works as a male prostitute so he can afford to join his family in America.

In Spanish with English subtitles

DVD available to buy at –
http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/spanish-latin-american-films-on-dvd

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