O Fantasma

O Fantasma

Directed by João Pedro Rodrigues • 2000 • Portugal
Starring Ricardo Meneses, Beatriz Torcato, Andre Barbosa

The startling feature debut from João Pedro Rodrigues struck both queer and art-house cinema like a lightning bolt with its seamy, transgressive blend of sex, grime, and sadomasochism. Roaming Lisbon by night, disaffected garbage collector Sérgio (Ricardo Meneses) finds himself unable to contain his lust for a handsome motorcyclist—a raging desire that assumes increasingly disturbing dimensions and culminates in a shocking transformation.

O Fantasma
  • O Fantasma

    Directed by João Pedro Rodrigues • 2000 • Portugal
    Starring Ricardo Meneses, Beatriz Torcato, Andre Barbosa

    The startling feature debut from João Pedro Rodrigues struck both queer and art-house cinema like a lightning bolt with its seamy, transgressive blend of sex, grime, and sadomasochism. Roa...

Extras

  • Queersighted: Breaking Taboos

    This new conversation between critic and programmer Michael Koresky and film critic K. Austin Collins, discussing the films in Queersighted: Breaking Taboos, was recorded in 2021.