Transfixed (2001) - Mauvais genres

Transfixed (2001)
Country: France, Belgium
Release Year: 2001
Aka: Mauvais genres
Director: Francis Girod
Writer: Francis Girod, Philippe Cougrand
Language: French
Genre: Drama | Runtime: 110 min
Cast:Richard Bohringer, Robinson Stévenin
Stéphane Metzger, William Nadylam
Frédéric Pellegeay, Ginette Garcin
Studio:Ognon Pictures, France 3 Cinéma
K2, RTL-TVi, Pyramide Distribution
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>A cross-dressing man allows himself to be used as bait to trap a killer in this crime-drama. Bo Ancelin (Robinson Stevenin) is a twentysomething man from Brussels who feels most comfortable dressing and living as a woman. Some might see Bo's lifestyle as a marked contrast to that of his father, a successful and well-regarded businessman, though it seems father has some secrets of his own after no-nonsense police detective, Paul Huysmans (Richard Bohringer), arrests him on charges of child molestation. While Bo bears his own scars from his upbringing, he's not eager to speak against his father in court, but before long both Bo and Huysmans have bigger fish to fry -- a serial killer is walking the streets of Brussels and choosing as his favored victims prostitutes and cross-dressers. When two of his friends are murdered by the killer, Bo decides he must step in to help catch the killer that Huysmans hasn't yet found on his own, though Bo soon falls into a dangerous position when he falls in love with Johnny (Stephane Metzger), a sullen and street-smart hustler who helps rent-boys find profitable assignations with older women.

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