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CANNES FESTIVAL, “Plaire, aimer et courir vite”

Unlikely gay romance during the murderous nineties in France
Vincent Lacoste and Pierre Deladonchamps
Directed by Christophe Honoré

On the heels of “120 beats per minute,” a unanimous hit last year in Cannes, is Christophe Honoré’s “Plaire, aimer et courir vite,” a film that's in the running for a Palme D’Or. Like “120,” “Plaire” is set in the nineties and conjures up memories of a catastrophic decade for the gay community, one in which the gay community was decimated by the AIDS virus. In “Plaire,” which the Bretagne-born ... more >