CINECITY: Sorry Angel

Director: Christophe Honoré
Starring: Vincent Lacoste, Pierre Deladonchamps, Denis Podalydès
Duration: 123 min

A love-affair between two men at very different stages in their life makes for a rich, novelistic, and generous drama from French auteur Christophe Honoré.

The year is 1993. Jacques (Stranger by the Lake’s Pierre Deladonchamps) is a middle-aged playwright, HIV-positive and the father to a young son. He first meets Arthur (Vincent Lacoste) at a screening of Jane Campion’s The Piano and the two men embark on a relationship. In contrast to his older lover, bisexual Arthur lives a blissfully unencumbered life. Newly out and dazzled by the possibilities of being young, attractive and queer, Arthur represents a invigorating foil to Jacques’ weary cynicism.

Directed with true visual energy and boasting a perfectly-curated 90s soundtrack, Sorry Angel is an extremely entertaining and emotionally-satisfying love story.

Club and Group screenings

Sat 24th Nov 17.30 Ad and Trailer Free: No advertisements or trailers will play ahead of this screening. You are recommended to arrive promptly. Cinecity: This film screens as part of Cinecity, the Brighton film festival.

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