Released in 2005 and filmed in Paris, France, Time to Leave follows the story of Roman, a gay fashion photographer who, on learning he has terminal cancer, is cruel towards those closest to him. A chance encounter gives him a chance to change his attitude. The film was directed by Francois Ozon and starred Melvil Poupard and Jeanne Moraud.
The film Querelle, released in 1982, is an adapted version based on the novel titled Querelle de Brest by French author Jean Genet. The film was written and directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder. Querelle stars Brad Davis, Franco Nero, Jeanne Moreau, Laurent Malet and Hanno Pöschl. The film tells an intriguing tale of love, treachery, sex and murder.