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A Man Like Eva (1984)
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A Man Like Eva (1984)
Original name: Ein Mann wie EVA
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A bearded director named EVA, a fictive Rainer Werner Fassbinder, lives in a large house with his cast and crew as he films Dumas' Lady of the Camellias. His accountant informs him he has many unpaid bills and little cash on hand. EVA throws a fit and fires him. He then proceeds to play one person off against another, dismiss with cruelty his recent lover Ali, sleep openly with his leading lady Gudrun, and make a direct and public play for his leading man, Walter. He's mercurial, dictatorial, and manic. Will he finish the film, having drawn great performances from his actors through his manipulations, or will his antics set events in motion that spin out of his control?
Plot: fictional biography, gay, gay sex, male nudity, filmmaking, male objectification, filmmaker, gay crush, sexual tension, actress playing male role, first communion, shower, film set, film within a film

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Cloud Capped Star (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 154 min.
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Place: india
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Angelus novus (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 80 min.
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Style: intellectual
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Drifting (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Robi is a young Israeli who lives his grandparents and works at their store. He dreams of finding true love and becoming a movie director, both of which seem increasingly difficult. His film career stalls, until he can get financial backing and his ...
Plot: grandmother, filmmaker, gay sex, homosexuality, gay, gay bar, homosexual, israeli, bathtub, male nudity, closeted homosexual
Place: israel
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Pantasya (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A digital feature has five episodes that all deal with wild gay fantasies involving men in uniform. It starts with "Biyahe," about a jilted taxi driver and his jealous passenger who find comfort in each other's lovesick arms. The ...
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Phantom Images (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A filmmaker continues shooting his film after his funding is pulled.
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Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 105 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 89 min.
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Duration: 98 min.
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Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, contemplative
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
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Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
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Duration: 98 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, USA, France
Duration: 85 min.
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Country: West Germany
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