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  • NIGHT WATCH Alternative


"Night Watch brings that indie gay cinema stalwart, the rent boy, to the fore. But this is no typical portrait. Victor (Gonzalo Heredia) is a sensitive guy whose one-day odyssey through the streets of Buenos Aires takes him through well-worn territory as he showers with a friend and fends off an unwelcome trick. Less familiar are scenes in which he trades sex for protection from a middle-aged man, gets hired as a whore-for-the-night at a classy diplomats' club, and hallucinates the murder of a man by his girlfriend and his own near-death at the hands of a supposed pal. A twisty ending makes the viewer question much of what's gone before: reality or hallucination? Director Edgardo Cozarinsky captures the precariousness and aimlessness of Victor's life in these beautifully shot sequences, most of which occur at night"

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