Folle D'Elle (1998)

Genres - Comedy  |   Sub-Genres - Romantic Comedy  |   Run Time - 88 min.  |   Countries - France  |  
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Jerome Cormuau directed this French film (with French-English dialogue), a romantic comedy set in Los Angeles. After a dispute with his roommate, free-lance photojournalist Marc (Jean-Marc Barr) needs a place to stay and gets an invite from pal Victor (Philippe Duquesne). Victor's lover Alex (Frederic Bouraly) objects and concocts a scheme to get Marc to live with his friend Lisa (Ophelie Winter), who just threw her husband out of the house. Soured on straight men, Lisa wants company but prefers a homosexual roommate -- so Marc must pretend to be gay in order to move into Lisa's beachfront mansion. Shown at the 1998 Cannes Film Festival.



deception, friendship, homosexual, lover, mansion, photojournalist, roommate