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Stories from the Kronen (1995)
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Stories from the Kronen (1995)
Original name: Historias del Kronen
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Carlos is a young student, just 21. Nice or annoying as he likes, enjoys provoking and transgreding. In the night he goes out to meet his friends in the Kronen, a bar. Every situation can be taken a little farther. There are no limits, no accepted barriers. And more each time, each adventure is chained to the next, as if it were a continuous night. A long description of people: grandfather, parents, sister, girlfriend, friends. And, among that, the obscure will of living every minute as if it were the last one. But something which happens puts Carlos and his friend against a reality they have been trying to ignore.
Style: disturbing, serious, touching, realistic, sexual, tragic ending
Plot: bar, youth, friends, buddies, against the rules, friendship, love and romance, couples, taking off underwear, taking off pants, homoerotic fight, naked in public, nude swimming, homoeroticism, taking off clothes, barefoot male, male objectification, homoerotic, erotica, undressing, pool party, skinny dipping, swimming pool, masturbation, male nudity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: madrid, spain

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