Fogi Is a Bastard (1998)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Gay & Lesbian Films  |   Run Time - 91 min.  |   Countries - Switzerland , France   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Marcel Gisler directed this low-budget Swiss-French drama set during the early '70s in Zurich where 16-year-old Beni (Vincent Branchet) moves in with Minks musician Foegi (Frederic Andrau) after writing him a love letter. The self-absorbed Foegi soon cools, and his attitude toward Beni veers toward sadism. To pay for Foegi's drug habit, the obsessed Beni agrees to sleep with other men. Wearing a collar, Beni begins to fantasize that he's a dog. The film, which also has a Swiss-German version, was shown in 1998 at the Locarno Film Festival, the Toronto Film Festival, and the Montreal World Film Festival.

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drug-addiction, musician, sadist, fantasy, role-playing, love-letter