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Once upon a time in the village of Kromer lived two beautiful young wolves. Cocksure Gabriel takes newcomer Seth under his paw and helps reconcile him to the vilification associated with ... See full summary »

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Once upon a time in the village of Kromer lived two beautiful young wolves. Cocksure Gabriel takes newcomer Seth under his paw and helps reconcile him to the vilification associated with being a wolf. They fall head-over-heels in puppy love, playing together around picturesque waterfalls, secluded woodlands, and moonlit lakes. One day a wicked old crone and her goofy sidekick kill their mistress, frame the wolves, and incite a torch-bearing mob of religious zealots to seek vengeance on the hapless pair. But who will live happily ever after? Written by Anonymous

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A Modern Fairytale About Lust, Greed and Sexuality


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$3,292 (USA) (20 October 2000)

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$11,057 (USA) (17 November 2000)
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The Priest: There are many wolves out there. Secret wolves. And their silence serves only to fuel my act.
Kester: Well, you;re not acting for me. Let them get on with it.
The Priest: Kester, I'm not hearing you.
Kester: Yes, you are father, and you're being really uncool about this. I mean, where in the Bible does it say, Thou shalt not be a wolf?
The Priest: They are sent to us by the Prince of Darkness, Kester.
Kester: Yeah, but...
The Priest: No, Kester! They seek to destroy that union which is sacred to the church - marriage. Marriage is the reflection of our ...
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Had potential
17 August 2006 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

The Wolves of Kromer tells the story of two wolves who, despite being persecuted by the villagers of Kromer, fall in love.

The Wolves of Kromer is a "modern-day fairy tales" with a bit of a gay twist. The persecuted wolves aspect is supposed to be a metaphor for gays being persecuted by the straight community. Also - to add some not so subtle hints - all of the wolves are male...! The Wolves of Kromer had some potential with its interesting ideas and fresh approach to gay cinema - but unfortunately - it gets bogged down with a boring story-line featuring two old ladies trying to murder a wealthy woman to get her inheritance. The subplot doesn't really gel with the gay wolves at all.

If the movie had of been a bit more focused on the gay-wolf story - then it could have been a whole lot better. Despite all the criticism - there were some neat ideas and a half-decent twist at the end.


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