Jean Genet Cast: In a Year of 13 Moons. He is gay and shows interest in Billy. Amazon iTunes The life of Cuba's "transformistas" is captured beautifully in this father-son story about a boy who wants to perform drag and his father, newly released from prison and unable to accept who his son is. This evolution in his character is at least in part propelled by his friendship with a Marxist classmate played by Colin Firth, but also fueled by his rejection by the elite class with whom he wants so desperately to belong. And everyone lives happily ever after.
Admittedly, its screenings have been limited to a few gallery exhibitions in New York City, Spain, Switzerland, and Berlin.
Fox Searchlight Pictures. Free Fall. Gay . To see Carol enshrined in this way so soon after release is a testament to how beloved it is and how esteemed Todd Haynes is as a filmmaker.