Exiles of love

United Kingdom, 1992

Film
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Inspired by the life and works of Jean Genet, this short video includes interviews with four contemporary gay film-makers/writers - Derek Jarman, Neil Bartlett, Constantine Giannaris and Robert Chevara - to investigate the pleasure, the danger, the joy and fear involved in homosexual love and sex. Interspersed with the interviews are scenes set in a prison: gay romanticism and eroticism are linked to a social history of sexual repression and oppression.

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Credits

producer/director

Toby Kalitowski

production company

4BC

Greater London Arts

Duration

00:27:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1992

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