Film Series: Stranger by the Lake (L’inconnu du lac)

2013. France. Dir: Alain Guiraudie. With Pierre Deladonchamps. 100 min.

 

While lounging at a sun-kissed lakeside cruising spot, a cordial young looker must confront the horrific actions of his potent, Tom Selleck-channeling lover. Idyllic scenery combines with post-coital brutality to distinguish this eerily detached, slow-burning thriller.

Presented as part of The Tournées Festival. Tournées Festival was made possible with the support of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the US, the Centre National de la Cinématographie et de l’Image Animée, and the Franco-American Cultural Fund.

Tonight / 8 p.m. / Goldsmith Family Cinema / Free