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The Man I Love (1997)

L'homme que j'aime (original title)
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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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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Der Mann meines Herzens  »

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French Film Making At Its Best!
4 December 2003 | by (Carrollton, Ga.) – See all my reviews

I Loved this movie. It was passionate, believable and just a beautiful film all the way around. One of those movies you don't just watch but you feel. Highly recommended for fans of foreign gay cinema! This director and all of the actors are superb!


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