Sebastiane
Sebastiane (1976)

Filmed entirely in vulgar Latin, this experimental film recounts the life of Sebastiane, a puritanical but beautiful Christian soldier in the Roman Imperial troops who is martyred when he refuses the homosexual advances of his pagan… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: March 8, 2005
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Critic Score: 100% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A one of a kind film.

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Nick Davis
Nick's Flick Picks

An out-and-proud Spartacus and a pre-AIDS Beau travail, all in one.

Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion

Derek Jarman looks at Sebastian and sees what Botticelli (and Perugino, Reni and Mishima) saw, the lambent space between spiritual and sexual longing

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Jeremy Heilman
MovieMartyr.com

[It] treads an almost imperceptible line between using devout fidelity to ratify its source and using rampant infidelity to undermine it.

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S. James Wegg
JWR

The Passion of the Flesh

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Flixster Audience Score: 55% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalhães
A bold film for the time it came out, but it seems like a pathetic excuse to explore the beauty of sweaty masculine forms as some cheap soft-core gay porn, with… More
Alec Barniskis
I appreciated all of the Latin dialogue, but I could barely get through this. My problem with Jarman is that so much of his stuff comes off as some kind of… More