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Victim

Director | Basil Dearden

UK | 1961 | 100min | BW | DCP | Feature

English Dia | Korean Sub

 

1999 Paris Gay and Lesbian Film Festival

2009 Cannes Film Festival

2013 London Film Festival


6.7(Sat) 17:10

6.10(Tue) 14:50



| Synopsis |

United Kingdom, 1960. ‘Sodomy law’ was at present. Melville, a prominent lawyer, hears death of his lover, Jack. It is revealed that Jack killed himself after suffering from black mails threatening disclosure of his sexual identity. Melville got to know there are many victims of menace and extortion abusing Sodomy law. He wages fight to catch the black mailer for revenge of his lover. The Sodomy law had first activated at 1533, During the Henry 8th. It has been in act until 1970s. this law have been tortured many homosexuals through out the Britain including well known writer, Oscar Wild. <Victim> had drawn public attention on this cruel reality and catalyzed abolition of the law by the time of first release.


| Director |

Basil Dearden


| Credits |