Absent (Ausente) (2011)





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The award-winning LGBT director Marco Berger - an Argentine who made an international impression with his 2009 feature Plan B - returns with this equally bold and daring follow-up. Martin is only 16, but voraciously sexual, and his erotic attentions are fixed on Sebastian - his thirtysomething swimming instructor who is engaged to be married to a woman. The crafty Martin schemes to get closer to Sebastian by faking an injury, then tricks the older man into spending the night at his apartment. … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Art House & International, Drama
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Written By: Marco Berger
On DVD: Feb 5, 2013


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Though with elegant shots and camera movements, this flawed film depends on a delusive score stressing all the time what the viewer should feel. Besides, the main twist is weak and leads to a cheap narrative trick in the end that is artificial and naïve.

Carlos Magalhães

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