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Come Undone
A film by Sébastien Lifshitz

97 minutes, fiction, color, French w/ English subtitles, 2000
DVD packaged in certified Green Forestry eco pack

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The sensual gay classic Come Undone explores a young man's homosexual awakening and the turbulence of first love in a small French seaside town.

Mathieu, a quiet 18-year-old spending the summer with his troubled family, meets the handsome and aggressive Cedric, who takes an interest in the younger man. Mathieu quickly becomes enraptured by his mature lover, who offers him a different world view as well as an escape from his family. But as the summer comes to an end, Mathieu must decide if he means to continue this intense affair.

Starring Jérémie Elkaim (Declaration of War) & Stéphane Rideau (Wild Reeds).


"It captures the uncertainty and emotional turbulence of late adolescence with poignancy. Shimmeringly beautiful and utterly real." - The New York Times

"Brings maximum subtlety, nuance and insight into the timeless story of first love."
- Los Angeles Times

"The most mature depiction of a young gay male's romantic awakening I have ever seen."
- The Advocate

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