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The Wounded Man (1983)

L'homme blessé (original title)
A young man discovers his homosexuality and begins a relationship with a manipulative huster/petty criminal that he meets at a train station.

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Vittorio Mezzogiorno ...
Roland Bertin ...
Bosmans
Lisa Kreuzer ...
Elisabeth
Claude Berri ...
Le client
Hammou Graïa ...
Le jeune homme de la gare
Gérard Desarthe ...
L'homme qui pleure
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Le père d'Henri
Annick Alane ...
La mère d'Henri
Sophie Edmond ...
La soeur d'Henri
Marie Verdi
Suzanne Chavance
Roland Chalosse
Eddy Roos
Charly Chemouny
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A young man discovers his homosexuality and begins a relationship with a manipulative huster/petty criminal that he meets at a train station.

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Not for all tastes
9 February 2000 | by (Cleveland, Ohio USA) – See all my reviews

A fine performance by Vittorio Mezzogiorno and a masterful one by Jean-Hugues Anglade adorn this stange tale of lust, desire and alienation in France. The work of the two lead performers is striking--subtle, intense and passionate. Alas, the script is deliberately turgid and sordid, and the overall effect leaves one with a downcast spirit. Still, those who can appreciate fine quality acting will be able to savor the courageous work of the leads in this often difficult film journey of Gallic low life.


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