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Written and directed by Tom Kalin, and long unavailable, this movie has now been digitally remastered and finally released. This audacious and groundbreaking film (by the director of the bob Dylan bio-pic I'm Not There) looks back at Leopold and Loeb's thrill-killing of 1924. Shot in black and white and using impressionistic imagery, Kalin creates a hallucinatory mix of dream and drama. Where earlier films of the same subject (such as Hitchcock's Rope and Richard Fleischer's Compulsion) only hinted that these characters might be gay, Kalin creates an overtly sexual and brooding meditation on desire and the relationship between the outsider status of homosexuals and how they felt the need to subvert social norms. As the title suggests, this film is a powerful and overwhelming experience.

Region Code: All
Rating: M
Time: 95 minutes
Theatrical Release Date: 1991 DVD Release Date: 200
Presentation: PAL, Colour, 16x9 widescreen, Dolby Digital sound
Language: English
DVD Extras: Audio commentary by Director Tom kalin, Cinematographer Ellen kuras, Producer Christine Vachon and Actor Craig Chester; Original Theatrical trailer

Directed by: Tom Kalin

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