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Films with: Linder, Dixie

Bent
Pursued and captured by the Nazis because he is gay, Max is placed in a concentration camp where he pretends to be Jewish to avoid even worse persecution. There he meets another gay prisoner and learns a life-altering lesson about human love. Renowned British stage director Sean Mathias directs Martin Sherman's "powerful and provocative" screenplay about one man's struggle to maintain his dignity while imprisoned in a Nazi concentration camp. Featuring exceptional performances by Lothaire Bluteau, Clive Owen, Brian Webber, Ian McKellen, and Mick Jaggar, Bent will "grab filmgoers by the heart" (Rex Reed)! Max is a handsome young man who, after a fateful tryst with a German soldier, is forced to run for his life. Pursued and captured, Max is placed in a concentration camp where he pretends to be Jewish, because in the eyes of the Nazis, gays are the lowest form of a human being. But it takes a forbidden relationship with an openly gay prisoner to teach Max that without the love of another, life is not worth living.--
DVD 3734
Broken
Skunk is an 11 year-old girl who lives a carefree life with her father, on a cul-de-sac in a very much middle-class neighborhood in Britain. At the beginning of the movie Skunk sees Rick, a young man living across the street, getting violently beaten up by yet another neighbor, Mr. Oswald. We later learn that one of Oswald's daughters, in order to save face, told her dad that Rick raped her, following which Oswald in a rage pummels Rick. Skunk is unwittingly drawn into the neighbors' unfolding melodrama of violence, sex, and life-shattering illness. Her home, neighborhood and school become treacherous environments where the happy certainties of childhood give way to fear-filled doubt. She is drawn into an ethereal chaos from which she may only return through the intense love of those closest to her.
DVD 10805
War zone
Tom (Cunliffe), an alienated 15-year-old, forced to move away from his friends in London when his family relocates to rural Devon, struggles with the change and becomes an observer of the family. His mother (Swinton) is pregnant, his father (Winstone) is vocally abusive, and his 18 year old sister (Belmont) is sexually active. Troubled by his own emerging sexuality, the boy comes to suspect his father and sister have had an incestuous relationship. Isolated, confused and consumed by anger, Tom is determined to expose his family's dark secret before it destroys them all.
DVD 2416