He claims asylum because he is a homosexual, and he will be killed in his country if he stays. The result is unexpectedly understated, thanks to Jonathan Bourne's subtle script and the many fine performances. Daniel Lee's Tillie 12 min. Your Cat Is Dead James Kirkwood's comedy of sexual ambiguity was ahead of its time--it flopped on Broadway inthough it was subsequently a hit at regional theaters, including Chicago's Stage Left--but in this adaptation the material seems dated and coy. You have to wonder what brought independent director Shinobu Yaguchi on board. A feminist who fearlessly faced her opponents while using words to slay their bigoted views, she radically defied being labeled or having to pander to any man.
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Martini-dry Judy Davis plays an American expat in Barcelona who makes a living of sorts translating literature; hired by an exotic San Franciscan Marcia Gay Harden to find her missing gay husband, the translator becomes entangled in a world of sexual intrigue in which nothing is as it seems. Making reference to Russia's utter disdain for homosexuality, the story presents disconnected episodes of heightened dramatic hyperbole. It turns out to be his Semitic language professor. Joshua Katzman Music Box, James Kirkwood's comedy of sexual ambiguity was ahead of its time--it flopped on Broadway inthough it was subsequently a hit at regional theaters, including Chicago's Stage Left--but in this adaptation the material seems dated and coy. After being released from jail, he calls Eric to meet him to get it back.
By Dmitry Samarov It was a necessary development to further the march for freedom for all marginalized people. Trini, born after the Franco years, has a defiance that the others lack; Marie-Jose and Dora recall the hardship of those difficult times, when a betrayal could mean imprisonment or worse. Chomont's account of his older brother's death from AIDS becomes a way of contemplating his own, inflecting the sea of images that floats around him. The group, known as the New Jersey 4, were arrested, and all received an excessive number of years in prison, the worst being 11 years for Patreece for stabbing the man. It took eight years of fighting to win this freedom. Without direction or democratic laws to protect each and every citizen, including all homosexuals, the country with its cold winter becomes a metaphor for endless misery.