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The Man I Love (1997)
"L'homme que j'aime" (original title)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Romance | Sport  -  5 December 1997 (France)
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This is a combination coming out and first love story. The swimmer and diver Lucard is interested in attractive Martin. The film follows the characters' coming out with all its difficulties... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jean-Michel Portal ...
Lucas
Marcial Di Fonzo Bo ...
Martin
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Lise
Vittoria Scognamiglio ...
Rose
Jacques Hansen ...
Père de Lucas
Stéphane Lévêque ...
Mathieu
Karim Lounis ...
Pablo
Bernard Nissile ...
Millau
Bruno Bonomo ...
Prêtre
Stéphane Giusti ...
Jérôme
Benjamin Sanchiarelli ...
Enfant aux fleurs
Serguei Tourountsev ...
Doublure plongeon
Nedjib Djebarri ...
Enfant piscine 1
Louis Philippe Lopez ...
Enfant piscine 2
Elisabeth Giusti ...
Infirmière Martin 1
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This is a combination coming out and first love story. The swimmer and diver Lucard is interested in attractive Martin. The film follows the characters' coming out with all its difficulties, the bitter-sweet pleasures of first love and the dreadful moment when one comes down to reality and realizes that one's beloved friend has a hard way to go yet. The positive message the film tries to transmit is the somewhat common motto "Live each day of your life as if it were your last." Written by Guy33134

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"Philadelphia" Easy One
24 October 2013 | by (Indonesia) – See all my reviews

Actually, I don't really like gay movies about AIDS because it just too "fantasy". I don't mean to be rude, but bring up AIDS, just too risky and narrow. I mean between love and sadness there are many differences. And this two usually overlap.

I have to say I enjoy this "The Man I Love". The director trying to make the story as simple as it can be. There are many cute and loving scenes that makes me laugh. It's funny. And the director really did great job about that.

I've watched "Philadelphia" and Tom Hanks really did a great job too and he deserved an Oscar. It's hard and serious one. I'm glad to say that "The Man I Love" is the easy going one. Not in the bad way, just the weight of the story.


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