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Bent (UK, 1997)

Director, Sean Mathias. Cast: Lothaire Bluteau, Clive Owen, Brian Webber, Ian McKellen, Mick Jagger. 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. 104 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

See also:
Kimberly, Nick. "Bent." Sight and Sound 8. 3 (Mar 1998): 39-40. Full-text of this article / review is available:Berkeley users only
Seifert, Dorthe. "Between Silence and License: The Representation of the National Socialist Persecution of Homosexuality in Anglo-American Fiction and Film" History & Memory: Studies in Representations of the Past 15. 2 (2003 Fall-Winter) Full-text of this article / review is available:Berkeley users only

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