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Angel (1982)
"Angelos" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  15 October 1982 (Greece)
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A young gay man in Athens, Angelo, keeps his sexual identity a secret from his family. He falls hard for a rough sailor, Mikhalis, and moves in with him. Mikhalis convinces Angelo to dress ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Michalis Maniatis ...
Angelos
Dionysis Xanthos ...
Mihalis
Katerina Helmy ...
Angelos' Mother
Vasilis Tsaglos ...
Angelos' Father
Giorgos Bartis ...
Angelos' Ex-boyfriend
Maria Alkeou ...
Angelos' Grandmother
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mihalis Agelidakis
Aliki
Spiros Bibilas ...
Dancer at the Disco
Menelaos Daflos
Mihalis Giannatos
Pavlos Kontoyannidis
Eleni Kourkoula ...
Angelos' Sister
Nikos Kouros
Stelios Lionakis
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A young gay man in Athens, Angelo, keeps his sexual identity a secret from his family. He falls hard for a rough sailor, Mikhalis, and moves in with him. Mikhalis convinces Angelo to dress in drag and work a corner with other transvestites. With the money, Mikhalis buys a fancy motorcycle and hangs out in bars. By day, Angelo is in the army; at night, he whores. At Christmas, he visits his grandmother, and we learn that she and his mother were also prostitutes. A crisis ensues when neighborhood men beat up Angelo: his family is informed, the army discharges him, and his father goes crazy. Then Mikhalis wants Angelo gone. What will the young man do? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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This movie is a depressing waste of time.
15 July 2001 | by (NYC/FL) – See all my reviews

This movie is a dark depressing waste of time. I cannot understand how it was awarded anything. The main character is a Greek man who is in the process of coming out. This is the kind of self-loathing gay movie that thinks all gay men are transvestites and hustler's.

It doesn't even have the redeeming quality of attractive actors.

The DVD jacket talks of "ground breaking boldly told tragedy of innocence betrayed". The ones most betrayed are the folks that buy this rubbish.

I see nothing bold in portraying gay men as pathetic and unhappy and making sure that at least one dies by the end of the movie. This may be the directors' answer to "The Boys in the Band" (albeit told with less wit and more gloom), but who asked him?

BTW... There are so many movies named Angel that the IM database has the jacket picture for this film on another entry and no picture here. The jacket does show a greek man in a bad blond wig. He's in agony but that's probably because he just finished seeing this movie...


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