His Secret Life


1h 46m 2001

Brief Synopsis

AIDS doctor Antonia's husband is killed by a car. She gets depressed until she learns he had been cheating on her with a man. Following her newly-born curiosity for life, she goes to see her husband's lover, Michele, and finds a huge apartment that he shares with gay and transgendered friends, inclu

Film Details

Also Known As
Ignorant Fairies, Le fate ignorati, Tableau de famille, fate ignorati
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2001
Distribution Company
Strand Releasing

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 46m

Synopsis

AIDS doctor Antonia's husband is killed by a car. She gets depressed until she learns he had been cheating on her with a man. Following her newly-born curiosity for life, she goes to see her husband's lover, Michele, and finds a huge apartment that he shares with gay and transgendered friends, including a Turkish immigrant and a prostitute. Antonia is reluctant to tell these people of her relationship to the dead man, but needs prompting to move on to a new phase of her life.

Film Details

Also Known As
Ignorant Fairies, Le fate ignorati, Tableau de famille, fate ignorati
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2001
Distribution Company
Strand Releasing

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 46m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of best Narrative Feature at the 2002 New York Gay and Lesbian Film Festival.

Released in United States 2001

Released in United States Fall September 20, 2002

Released in United States February 2001

Released in United States January 2002

Released in United States June 2002

Released in United States October 4, 2002

Released in United States September 2001

Shown at Berlin International Film Festival (in competition) February 7-18, 2001.

Shown at New York Gay and Lesbian Film Festival June 6-16, 2002.

Shown at Palm Springs International Film Festival (Gala Screening) January 10-21, 2002.

Shown at San Sebastian International Film Festival (in competition) September 20-29, 2001.

Shown at Seattle International Film Festival (Contemporary World Cinema) May 24 - June 17, 2001.

Shown at Toronto International Film Festival (Contemporary World Cinema) September 6-15, 2001.

Released in United States 2001 (Shown at Seattle International Film Festival (Contemporary World Cinema) May 24 - June 17, 2001.)

Released in United States January 2002 (Shown at Palm Springs International Film Festival (Gala Screening) January 10-21, 2002.)

Released in United States February 2001 (Shown at Berlin International Film Festival (in competition) February 7-18, 2001.)

Released in United States October 4, 2002 (Los Angeles)

Released in United States September 2001 (Shown at Toronto International Film Festival (Contemporary World Cinema) September 6-15, 2001.)

Released in United States June 2002 (Shown at New York Gay and Lesbian Film Festival June 6-16, 2002.)

Released in United States September 2001 (Shown at San Sebastian International Film Festival (in competition) September 20-29, 2001.)

Released in United States Fall September 20, 2002