NC-17 | | Drama, History, Romance
Max is gay and as such is sent to Dachau concentration camp under the Nazi regime. He tries to deny he is gay, and gets a yellow label (the one for Jews) instead of pink (the one for gays).... See full summary »
Having played the role of Max in the original Broadway production of "Bent", Richard Gere was the original choice of the producers for the same role in the film, but having already contracted to appear in Red Corner (1997) and The Jackal (1997), he was unavailable for the shooting schedule of ... ...
Ever go to the Silhouette?
Max: I never saw you there.
Horst: You weren't looking.
Max: Greta's Club?
Max: Good, you had taste. The White Mouse?
Max: I'm surprised you never saw me there. Did you sunbathe?
Horst: I love to sunbathe.
Max: In the nude?
Horst: Of course.
Max: By the...
The film opens with the main credits revealing like a searchlight.
$145,222 (USA) (30 November 1997)
$372,341 (USA) (28 December 1997)
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