New Films: Bent (18)
Director: Sean Mathias Starring: Lothaire Bluteau, Clive Owen, Mick Jagger
Berlin is portrayed as a grotesque circus of indulgence presided over by Mick Jagger, dolled up like Ena Sharples, swinging around on a trapeze, which may just be the perfect symbol of divine decadence.
In Dachau, Max forms a desperate friendship with fellow prisoner Horst (Lothaire Bluteau). Here the film makes severe demands on your patience, most obviously through its promotion of a hierarchy of suffering, in which it is suggested that the difference between the treatment of Jews and gays was broad enough to be notable.
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