Shiner

April 29, 2017 - Comment

An intensely original and daring film, Shiner explores the dark crevices of love, desire and passion. The film revolves around three couples whose intimate, intense and occasionally abusive relationships provide frameworks for love. Raw and edgy, Shiner details the story of people who engage in consensual physical and emotional abuse as part of their sexuality.

An intensely original and daring film, Shiner explores the dark crevices of love, desire and passion. The film revolves around three couples whose intimate, intense and occasionally abusive relationships provide frameworks for love. Raw and edgy, Shiner details the story of people who engage in consensual physical and emotional abuse as part of their sexuality. DVD Extras: Director & Stars Commentary, Behind the Scenes footage.

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Anonymous says:

This is a strange little film, now about 10 years old. I suppose technically it could be classed as a gay-genre film, but is not exclusively “gay” in subject, I got it in a video closeout and was surprised to find it very interesting. It is rather rough around the edges….not very well edited, i think…..the work of a young director with very good ideas but perhaps not a whole lot of technique.at the time. The actors are unknowns, relatively inexperienced as well, I believe, but…

Anonymous says:

Okay, this film is not for everybody. It encompasses three relationships: one straight, one gay (at least on one side), and one buddy relationship which may or may not be gay. And yes, it does include some gorgeous men, some full frontal male nudity, and deals with various aspects of what might be called consensual violence within intimate relationships. So if any of these subjects disturb you too much, you may not want to see this film.Some of the criticisms in other reviews…

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