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Based on 26 Critics
  • Like his characters, Guiraudie is walking a tightrope, finding the point where sex and death exude a similar allure. You won't be able to look away. show more

  • Stranger by the Lake invites you into its alluring and peaceful world, only to gradually uncover the darkness beneath it. show more

  • Stranger by the Lake has become a psychosexually intriguing blend of Alfred Hitchcock's "Rear Window" and William Friedkin's "Cruising" — one in which sex gets intertwined with murder, fear battles desire, and the police discover that voyeurs don't necessarily make good witnesses if no one ever exchanges names or phone numbers. show more

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