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Man at Bath (2010)

Homme au bain (original title)
Unrated | | Drama | 22 September 2010 (France)
Between Gennevilliers and New York, Omar and Emmanuel go to great lengths to prove to each other they're no longer in love.

Director:

Christophe Honoré

Writer:

Christophe Honoré (screenwriter)
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Credited cast:
François Sagat ... Emmanuel
Omar Ben Sellem Omar Ben Sellem ... Omar
Chiara Mastroianni ... L'actrice
Rabah Zahi Rabah Zahi ... Rabah
Kate Moran ... Kate
Lahcen Elmazouzi Lahcen Elmazouzi ... Hicham
Andréas Leflamand Andréas Leflamand ... Andréas
Ronald Piwele Ronald Piwele ... Ronald
Sebastian D'Azeglio Sebastian D'Azeglio ... L'homme à la moustache
Sébastien Pouderoux Sébastien Pouderoux ... Le fiancé de Kate
Dennis Cooper Dennis Cooper ... Robin
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Dustin Segura-Suarez Dustin Segura-Suarez
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Between Gennevilliers and New York, Omar and Emmanuel go to great lengths to prove to each other they're no longer in love.

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Drama

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The Man With The Child In His Eyes
Written by Kate Bush (uncredited)
Performed by Kate Bush
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Sexually explicit but emotionally cold.
26 May 2017 | by MOscarbradleySee all my reviews

It's impossible to know just how close to 'honesty' Christophe Honore comes in his film "Man at Bath" since this study of a gay relationship on the rocks gives us a set of characters that, if we relate to them at all, we do so with a fair amount of distaste. This is a very sexually explicit film but it is a film without love; the only character capable of love, you think, is Emmanuel and he's been denied it and in turn denies it to others. He's played by the gay porn star Francois Sagat with a reasonable degree of empathy; at least he's the only character on screen with whom you might identify with emotionally. Otherwise this film, which is also concerned with filmmaking as a livelihood and the process of 'acting' in general, is masturbatory in all the wrong ways. I am sure there must be a point to it as well as an audience but right now it's difficult to see either. On the plus side at least, one character has the good taste to read "Franny and Zooey" though he does so in the bath.


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France

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French | English

Release Date:

22 September 2010 (France) See more »

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Filming Locations:

New York, USA

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$4,278
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1.85 : 1
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