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The Man of My Life

Not Rated In Theaters 09/21/2007 , 114min.
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Plot & Details

A man vacationing in the country with his wife and children finds his sexuality unexpectedly challenged in director Zabou Breitman's intimate drama. Frédéric is a family man who needs a vacation. Upon arriving at his cottage in the country, Frédéric makes the acquaintance of Hugo -- the gay neighbor who resides in the adjacent cottage. A free spirit who is open about his sexuality and frequently goes skinny-dipping in the moonlight, Hugo seems to be everything that Frédéric isn't. Soon, the tension between Hugo and Frédéric is palpable. Yet, while they may be at odds over their opposite lifestyles, the two men are also obviously attracted to one another and soon begin to flirt heavily. But Hugo's taunting of hopeless romantic Frédéric begins bordering on cruel when it becomes obvious that Frédéric is jealous of his new lover. Hugo is staunch in his belief that by committing to a relationship you effectively destroy any possibility of real love, yet Frédéric is vehement in his quest for devotion, despite the fact that his relationship with his wife is at a critical turning point.
  • MPAA Rating: Not Rated
  • Genre(s): Drama
  • Run Time: 114min.
  • Theatrical Release Date: 09/21/2007
  • DVD Release Date: 11/20/2007
  • Distributor(s): Strand
  • Director(s): Zabou Breitman
  • Starring: Bernard Campan , Charles Berling , Léa Drucker , Niels Lexcellent
  • Themes: Mysterious Strangers,Questioning Sexuality,Midlife Crises,Men's Friendship,Crumbling Marriages
  • Country of Origin: USA - Limited (09-21-2007)
  • Language: French

San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2007 San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival Film Presented Nominated

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