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      57% Tomatometer 14 Reviews 70% Audience Score 2,500+ Ratings In a French bordello, a young sailor meets a murderer who also is his supposed brother. Based on Jean Genet's novel. Read More Read Less Watch on Max Stream Now

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      Richard Brody New Yorker A work of bold artistic self-renewal. Feb 4, 2019 Full Review Dan Yakir Boston Globe It is far from perfect, but a rewarding experience nonetheless - amd a much better film than the derivative "Lola" and the convoluted "Veronika Voss" that preceded it. It is destined to become a cult classic. Apr 27, 2018 Full Review Vincent Canby New York Times Except for some things that Miss Moreau does, Querelle is not only humorless but also uncharacteristically witless. Rated: 2/5 Aug 30, 2004 Full Review Michael Bronski Gay Community News (Boston) The images on the screen are all the right ones but there is little feeling to back them up, make them valid. It’s homoeroticism without the eroticism. Jul 12, 2022 Full Review Guillem Martinez Oya Cinematismo A cult film about the beauty, the aesthetic and masculinity and how to destroy them with impuls. A really philosophical film about the aesthetic nowadays. [Full review in Spanish] Rated: 4/5 May 29, 2020 Full Review Diego Galán El Pais (Spain) Querelle has the original characteristics of a Werner Fassbinder movie, but it's not among his best work. [Full Review in Spanish] Aug 26, 2019 Full Review Read all reviews

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      PridePosterStudios You can sail the seven seas- in the navy Rated 1 out of 5 stars 05/10/24 Full Review Fernando S La sexualidad cómo telón dé fondo, la película dé culto gay junto con Pink Narcisus Rated 5 out of 5 stars 03/01/23 Full Review Jens B An erotic meditation on Genet, an abundance of sexual tension, a lot of sweaty, muscular sailors, casual anal sex, phallic imagery, and next level camera work and lighting. Rated 4 out of 5 stars 02/09/23 Full Review Audience Member Worst film I saw in the 80s Rated 0.5 out of 5 stars 01/21/23 Full Review william k Fassbinder's last movie is a deliberately nefarious study of homoerotic sensibilities. a quite accurate adaptation of Genet's novel and a sum of the director's artistry: slow-paced, atmospheric, technically brilliant production design with expressionistic lighting and artificial stage settings and quite bleak. Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 03/31/23 Full Review tina m not everybody's type of movie Rated 0.5 out of 5 stars 03/31/23 Full Review Read all reviews Post a rating

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      Synopsis In a French bordello, a young sailor meets a murderer who also is his supposed brother. Based on Jean Genet's novel.
      Rainer Werner Fassbinder
      Michael McLernon
      Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Burkhard Driest
      Production Co
      Planet Film, Gaumont, Albatros Produktion
      Original Language
      English (United Kingdom)
      Release Date (Streaming)
      Oct 15, 2020
      1h 45m
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