Special 30th : Exquisite Corpse

Stranger by the lake

L'Inconnu du lac

Alain Guiraudie

2013
France
1h37
Fiction
Col.
In french with english subtitles

A film chosen by Abderrahmane Sissako

Summertime. A cruising spot for men, tucked away on the shores of a lake. Franck falls in love with Michel, an attractive, potent and lethally dangerous man. Franck knows this but wants to live out his passion anyway.

Cast
Pierre Deladonchamps, Christophe Paou, Patrick D'Assumçao, Jérôme Chappatte, Matthieu Vervisch
Screenplay
Alain Guiraudie
Photography
Claire Mathon
Sound
Philippe Grivel, Nathalie Vidal
Editing
Jean-Christophe Hym
Production
Les Films du Worso, Arte France Cinéma, M141 Productions, Films de Force Majeure

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