Friday, October 6 - Saturday, October 14, 2023

“For the first film in The Red Eye’s ‘Erotic Macabre’ series, we’re diving deep into The Bijou – a surreal gay wonderland explored through the eyes of a heterosexual man. Sensual and phantasmagoric, BIJOU casts a sexy spell. There’s no need for rhyme or reason at Bijou – wordless embrace is enough. Sixth Avenue is about to get sleazy!” — Evan Schwartz, host of The Red Eye

A “straight” construction worker receives an invitation to a mysterious club named Bijou after witnessing a car accident in this second feature from Boys in the Sand filmmaker Wakefield Poole. Widely praised as one of the greatest gay adult films ever made, BIJOU is a timeless exploration of fantasy and desire and a masterpiece of avant-garde erotica.

Screening as part of our series The Red Eye

  • Country USA
  • Year 1972
  • Running Time 77 minutes
  • Format DCP
  • Distributor AGFA
  • Director Wakefield Poole
  • Cast Ronnie Shark, Cassandra Hart, Lydia Black, Robert Lewis, Peter Schneckenburger
  • Accessibility Assistive Listening, T-Coil

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