PARIS 05:59: THEO & HUGO
Olivier Ducastel et Jacques Martineau, 2016, France, 97 mins.
Sponsored by: Paul Sponseller, CFP, Raymond James
An orgiastic opening scene lures the viewer into an erotic hypnotic state. Eighteen minutes later, two men, Theo and Hugo, leave behind the heady electronic beat of a Paris club’s sex-for-sex’s-sake soundtrack and begin pursuing each other singularly, as the film shifts into a modern French love story. This film’s creation is testament to our time’s more tolerant ethos where instant hook-ups and friendly nurses nurture true love. (Karin Wolf)
In French with English subtitles. MATURE
Preceded by Sign (Andrew Keenan-Bolger, 2016, USA, 15 min.) Ben and Aaron’s love story is one that defies words and stands the test of time and countless odds.