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F. is a Bastard

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Drama, Musical, Romance
Release Date:January 1, 1999
Running time:91 minutes
Cast:Frédéric Andrau, Vincent Branchet, Urs Peter Halter, Jean-Pierre von Dach
Director:Marcel Gisler
Writer:Marcel Gisler, Martin Frank

Description: Marcel Gisler directed this low-budget Swiss-French drama set during the early '70s in Zurich where 16-year-old Beni (Vincent Branchet) moves in with Minks musician Foegi (Frederic Andrau) after writing him a love letter. The self-absorbed Foegi soon cools, and his attitude toward Beni veers toward sadism. To pay for Foegi's drug habit, the obsessed Beni agrees to sleep with other men. Wearing a collar, Beni begins to fantasize that he's a dog. The film, which also has a Swiss-German version, was shown in 1998 at the Locarno Film Festival, the Toronto Film Festival, and the Montreal World Film Festival.~ Bhob Stewart, All Movie Guide

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