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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
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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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11 January 1985 (USA)  »

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El hombre herido  »

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An erotic film to make you weep
27 May 2001 | by (Sydney, Australia) – See all my reviews

Before "Betty Blue", the male star of that film - JH Anglade - made this even darker romance about the love of a naive, desperately lonely young man for an older male hustler. Its a beautiful film with relaxed nudity and highly erotic sex scenes between the excellent male leads.

But its also a very dark and sinister movie. Its a film of extreme passions with a raw, violent finale which is poignant as well as disturbing. Its a film which contemplates the collision of impassioned, yearning-for-love youth with the jaded, cynical ruthlessness of youth lost in the figure of the older hustler. Its not a pleasant film but its nonetheless one of the most highly charged erotic gay films ever made with an intelligent script and a powerful narrative force as the two men seek to find their own way to survive. Anglade's heartfelt performance as the intense, brooding and determined young man is soulful.


















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