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Fögi Is a Bastard (1998)

F. est un salaud (original title)
Unrated | | Drama, Music, Romance | 28 April 1999 (France)
Fifteen-year-old Beni falls in love with Fögi, a singer in a Rock band. As Fögi seduces him, Beni is willing to follow him where ever he takes him. But Fögi is a drug addict and pulls Beni ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Frédéric Andrau ...
Fögi
Vincent Branchet ...
Beni
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Töbe
Jean-Pierre von Dach ...
Wäde
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ulrich Bodamer ...
Schäfer
Jaqueline Brutsche ...
Richs Girlfriend #2
Jessica Früh ...
Benis Mother
Mirjam Hoffmann ...
Daniela
Sebastian Krähenbühl ...
Reto
Jeanne Mathis ...
Hippie (France)
Franch Rainault ...
Ambulance Person (France)
Valentin Rivillon ...
Policeman (France)
Martin Schenkel ...
Rich
Bettina Schulz ...
Richs Girlfriend #1
Jospeh Schätti ...
Tiger
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Fifteen-year-old Beni falls in love with Fögi, a singer in a Rock band. As Fögi seduces him, Beni is willing to follow him where ever he takes him. But Fögi is a drug addict and pulls Beni deeper and deeper into his addiction. Written by Lukas Fichtinger <liderc@gmx.at>

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Beni: I felt lighter and almost emptier. In this emptiness there was sadness, but also consolation. I of course asked myself over and over again, and still do: If I had loved him even more, and differently, he wouldn't have died. Should our paths cross again Fögi, I'll try harder this time, love you so that nothing can keep us apart. Next time I'll be stronger, I swear, next time...
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References Body Snatchers (1993) See more »

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Can't get to me
Composed by Rainer Lingk
Performed Nico Lippolis, Rainer Lingk, Jochen Arbait, Thomas Wydler
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Deserves a tiny but special spot in the roster of drug and music films
21 July 2007 | by (Berkeley, California) – See all my reviews

This gay-friendly Swiss French film about a drugged-out punk singer who has an obsessive, dysfunctional affair with a 15-year-old boy groupie pushes the edge of the permissible and the believable and does not go anywhere but downhill, though it isn't without a certain sweetness. Deserves a tiny but special spot in the roster of drug and music films somewhere is a remote branch off from Velvet Goldmine and Sid and Nancy. More than that, it is courageous and tasteful in its straightforward and sexy treatment of man-boy love, and one can well understand that some viewers find it very special. Both of the principals are attractive, and Fögi may be a bastard, but he has a lot of charm as well.


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