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Review: The King of Escape (2009)

Director(s): Alain Guiraudie
Screenwriter(s): Alain Guiraudie, Laurent Lunetta
Cast:  Ludovic Berthillot, Hafsia Herzi
Length: 93 minutes
Country: France

Alain Guiraudie has recently found his way onto international radars with the masterful drama… 613 more words



By David Pountain

Dir: Alain Guiraudie

Alain Guiraudie has recently found his way onto international radars with the masterful drama Stranger by the Lake (also released by the now ubiquitous… 648 more words


Stranger by the Lake (2013)

Stranger by the Lake is the sort of film that Hitchcock might have made had he not been bound by the Hays code and had he been on board with filming a lot of explicit gay sex. 713 more words


Foreign Favourites: Stranger by the Lake

Time for another entry to the Foreign Favourites series thanks to the very awesome Wendell at Dell on Movies. You should definitely pop over. Wendell has a perceptive and detailed way of writing and has plenty of fantastic features and blogathons. 918 more words

Alex Raphael

#pocketfilmreviewseries: stranger by the lake - alain guiraudie

great sensitivity to detail; the capture of repeated, ritualistic cruising gestures is especially wonderful and subtle

great lead performances, and great host of characters

i would’ve liked the relationship between franck and henri to be monodirectionally sexual: i would want franck to like henri, but be in denial about it, because henri isn’t conventionally attractive (compared to everyone else) and because henri doesn’t like him. 126 more words


REVIEW: Stranger by the Lake

Stranger by the Lake” is a film for those who love deliberating why a shot was taken from a certain length or held for a certain time. 237 more words

Movie Reviews

Stranger by the Lake (L'inconnu du Lac)

Set exclusively outdoors at a nude lake in Southern France that serves as a gay cruising spot, Stranger by the Lake is a quietly thrilling film that generates suspense by its the lack of grandeur. 531 more words