Tag Archives: Alain Guiraudie

Stranger by the Lake

Gay Essential Films To Watch, Stranger by the Lake (L’inconnu du lac)

A drama-thriller directed by Alain Guiraudie, Stranger by the Lake tells the story of a summer by the lake in which Franck falls in love with the dangerous Michel. It was filmed at Lake of Sainte-Croix, Verdon Gorge, France and starred Pierre Deladonchamps and Christophe Paou.

King of Escape

Gay Essential Films To Watch, King of Escape (Le Roi de l’évasion)

In the French film King of Escape, Ludovic Berthillot plays Armand, a popular gay man in his forties who makes a living selling farm equipment in the French countryside. Growing bored with his life, Armand starts a relationship with a young girl, kicking off a police chase.

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