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Open Bodies (1998)

Les corps ouverts (original title)
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Yasmine Belmadi Yasmine Belmadi ... Rémi
Pierre-Loup Rajot Pierre-Loup Rajot ... Marc
Margot Abascal Margot Abascal ... The young girl
Mohamed Damraoui Mohamed Damraoui ... Father
Malik Zidi ... Classroom mate
Dora Dhouib Dora Dhouib ... The sister
Karim Belkhadra ... The grocer
Réjane Kerdaffrec Réjane Kerdaffrec ... The teacher
Sébastien Lifshitz ... Trick at gay club
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Frictions and borders
8 March 2000 | by info-108See all my reviews

Remi is a 18-year old North African boy living in Paris. He tries to take care of his sick father in between school, a job and a girlfriend. A casting session for a film not only opens up new possibilities but also introduces him into the world of gay sex. He starts looking for himself on the streets, at a dance rave and in a gay sauna. Les Corps Ouverts is a so-called poetic film that shows the frictions between lifestyles (gay/straight), identities (immigrant/French) and cultures (conservative/modern). Remi struggles to achieve something and become himself but the road turns out to be a confrontation.


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24 June 1998 (France) See more »

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