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Lilies (1996)

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Love, jealousy, revenge and forbidden homosexual passion color this alternately campy and dramatic adaptation of a play by Michel Marc Bouchard. Operating at different levels, the story begins in 1952 inside a Quebec prison chapel where hard-core convict Simon Doucet offers confession to Bishop Bilodeau who has come especially to see him. But no sooner does the Bishop enter the confessional than he is locked in by other inmates and forced to watch them enact gay love scenes from the play The

Oct 26, 1999

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The central relationships are compelling and intriguing, and Greyson is so good at freshly telling a story that we are pulled right in.

September 19, 2004 Full Review Source: Shadows on the Wall
Shadows on the Wall

Greyson deserves much credit for realizing an outrageous theatrical conceit with clarity, consistency, and an arsenal of cinematic ideas.

January 1, 2000 Full Review Source: Film Journal International
Film Journal International

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Traumatically bizarre.
February 3, 2014
cchclaw

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Brent Carver is wonderful here. A film unfortunately that is hidden in the vaults because, I assume, of its content. Should be frequently shown as a fine example of Canadian film.
May 31, 2010
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