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La confusion des genres (2000)

No wonder Bisexual Attorney Alain is confused. He's bedding his female boss, his guilty of murder client, the client's hairdresser girlfriend and a precocious boy who knows what he wants ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Pascal Greggory ... Alain Bauman
... Laurence Albertini
... Babette
Alain Bashung ... Etienne
Vincent Martinez ... Marc
... Christophe
Marie Saint-Dizier ... Marlène
... Laurence's Mother
Pierre Barrat ... Laurence's Father
... Alain's Mother
Michel Bertay ... M. Baumann, Alain's Father
Valérie Stroh ... Patricia
... Christophe's Father
Malik Faraoun ... Karim
Michèle Brousse ... Boss
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No wonder Bisexual Attorney Alain is confused. He's bedding his female boss, his guilty of murder client, the client's hairdresser girlfriend and a precocious boy who knows what he wants and tries to convince Alain that 'he can have it all'. Written by Havan Ironoak <Havan_Ironoak@bigfoot.com>

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27 December 2000 (France)  »

Also Known As:

A Confusão de Gêneros  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,933, 13 July 2003, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$49,029, 16 November 2003
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Visa d'exploitation France : #97174 See more »

Connections

Featured in La bisexualité: tout un art? (2008) See more »

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Power Burner
Music by Bill Baylis
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Confusion of genres
1 January 2005 | by See all my reviews

"Confusion of Genders" is all about Alain, a wishy-washy lawyer and mostly gay bisexual who has a male lover, a female fiancé, and another female who is lusting after him for reasons unknown. Although the film is well crafted with believable performances and solid production value, the story is a depressingly misanthropic satire in which no one has a good word to say to anyone during the entire run leaving us, the audience, detached and with no one to care about. The result is a less than satisfying watch with a bad after taste, when combined with lots of inconsequential dialogue and, hence, subtitle reading will make for a less than desirable watch for most. Only for French film fanatics who don't mind lots of graphic gay sex. (B-)


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