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Klaus Maria Brandauer
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The 16 years old gay Eddie runs away from home, where he's constantly harassed by his father. With his friend Michael he witnesses at the gay disco "Fruit Machine" how it's owner is slayed by killer Echo. They run away, but now the killer's after them - however after Eddie visits a dolphin show, he's more concerned about their life than his. Written by
Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>
Emile Charles is brother of both Craig charles and (late) Dean Charles. See more »
[after seeing his buddy, who protests that he is NOT a rent boy get out of a car driven by an older man]
It's, eh, my uncle.
It's my uncle Dick. Yeah, that's right. My Uncle Dick.
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Do you remember the line "I depend on the kindness of strangers"? Well, of course it is from Tennessee Williams "A Streetcar Named Desire, and sums up the meaning of the whole play. As it does sum up the meaning of this film. It's about the fight of imagination and reality and again reality wins. Or so it seems.
If this film has any flaw it's the crime story woven around its center. The gay-hating killer seems an overused cliché nowadays but at the time of the film's production it was probably more than a symbol.
Nevertheless, the film moves at least me even a decade after it was made. If not a masterpiece, at least a very, very good film.
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