Tag Archives: Christophe Honoré

Sorry Angel

Essential Opinion: Sorry Angel (Plaire, Aimer et Courir Vite)

Eclectic French filmmaker Christophe Honoré creates a drama that feels powerfully autobiographical as it explores events from 25 years ago. That said, Sorry Angel feels bracingly present-day in its blurring of traditional descriptions of sexuality.

Man at Bath

Gay Essential Films To Watch, Man at Bath (Homme au bain)

Released at the Locarno International Film Festival in 2010, Man At Bath (Homme au bain) is an experimental French film that follows the controversial love story between two gay men. Starring porn actor François Sagat and Omar Ben Sellem, the movie was written and directed by Christopher Honoré and also features singer and actress Chiara Mastroianni.

Closer to Leo

Gay Essential Films To Watch, Closer to Leo (Tout Contre Léo)

Directed by Christophe Honoré, Closer to Leo (Tout contre Léo) is a French coming of age drama made for television, about two brothers as their relationship is changed as the older one is diagnosed as HIV positive. The film stars Yaniss Lespert, Pierre Mignard and Marie Bunel.

Love Songs

Gay Essential Films To Watch, Love Songs (Les Chansons d’amour)

Released in 2007 and directed by Christophe Honoré, Love Songs (originally Les Chansons d’Amour) is a musical about a complicated web of affection between a group of people in Paris. The film was nominated for a Palme d’Or award at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival. Shot in Paris, the film features actors Louis Garrel, Ludivine Sagnier, and more.

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