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Queer Sexuality, AIDS and Loss

Nick Rees-Roberts

in French Queer Cinema

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Published in print October 2008 | ISBN: 9780748634187
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780748651160 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634187.003.0004
Queer Sexuality, AIDS and Loss

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This chapter examines the engagement of Patrice Chéreau's film Ceux qui m'aiment prendront le train with non-sanctioned arrangements for loving in the time of AIDS, and its effects on representations of queer sexuality. It discusses French writer and film director Christophe Honoré's dismissal of the moralist tendency of contemporary French cinema, and also highlights his appreciation for Chéreau's film, from which he found what was lacking in French cinema.

Keywords: Patrice Chéreau; Christophe Honoré; AIDS; queer sexuality; French cinema

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Subjects: Film

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