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Being at Home with Claude (1992)

It's hard to review this movie without giving anything away. Suffice it to say that it depicts the crime of one member of a gay male relationship and the desperate struggle for the lead ... See full summary »

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Jean-François Pichette ... Claude
... Stenographer
Hugo Dubé ... Policeman
Johanne-Marie Tremblay ... Inspector's Wife
... Yves's Sister
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It's hard to review this movie without giving anything away. Suffice it to say that it depicts the crime of one member of a gay male relationship and the desperate struggle for the lead character to make those around him understand the reason for his crime. Written by David Gelman <gelman@medcolpa.edu>

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excellent character study
1 April 1999 | by See all my reviews

Being the story of why he killed his friend and lover, this film presents a possible altruistic reason for what appears to be a cold-blooded murder. Believe it or not, like it or not, some people want to die and we don't know about Claude, but his lover grants the unvoiced desire. The cop to whom he tells his story understands. Very similar to 'Prick Up Your Ears' though very different at the same time. If you're sick of Hollywood's predictable view, see this Canadian movie.


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