A man removes the pants of another man revealing his bare buttocks.
Two men are seen lying naked in bed.
A man watches two other men having sex. Bare buttocks are seen as the man on top is thrusting. Partial frontal nudity.
Two men visit a brothel.


Film review:Translated by www.rabudo-ru.com


God is strange. They not only use our evil to punish us, but also use our inner beauty, kindness, compassion and love to destroy us. Oscar Wilde (1954-1900), the 19th century British and even the world’s aesthetic master, playwright and poet, his life has become a footnote to this sentence.

The film begins with Wilde’s lecture in the United States in 1882. It reproduces the life of the aesthetic master, his family, wife and son in chronological order; His lover; The climax of his brilliant career; And his trial, his reputation. The narration is skillfully interspersed with many fragments of Wilde’s works, such as the performance of Mrs. Windermere’s fan and no children’s play, the portrait of Dorian Gray and Salome mentioned in the dialogue, and the fairy tale story selfish giant that has been flashing with the film narration.

“You’re always away.” Cyril’s careless words made his father’s smile freeze. Wilde loved his two sons very much. After being imprisoned, he also made it clear that the greatest pain was not to meet the children again. However, as a father, he was negligent. When Posey walked around Oxford Campus holding his hand, we saw the child listening to his mother’s Fairy Tales by the window – but the picture turned – the lonely boy lying on the chair. It turned out that he was Cyril who grew up, and the child by the window was Vivian in his infancy. “You will come back and finish the story?” “Of course I will.” But many years have passed, and he finally failed to fulfill his promise.

I read Wilde’s fairy tales when I was very young. What impressed me most at that time was Nightingale and rose. That is a kind of desolate and lost beauty, which can’t be relieved for a long time. The selfish giant, I remember it was on the last page of the fairy tale book I read, “that afternoon, the children ran into the garden and saw the giant lying under the tree, dead and covered with white flowers.” Whether it’s the happy prince or the fisherman and his soul, Wilde’s fairy tales, like many of his works, the soul is above the body, art is better than life, and once you get rid of it, the beauty remains. But there is always a touch of sadness, desolate and distant, occupying all the imagination.

If Wilde’s family life can be summarized in the selfish giant, his relationship with Lord Alfred Douglas may be regarded as Salom é, a tragedy caused by his own way. Wilde lived in the era of Victoria, a period of stubbornness, prejudice and great emphasis on traditional ethics. Britain was indeed the most hypocritical country in the world. At that time, London newspapers denounced the openness and so-called immorality of Paris. As an Irishman, Wilde openly challenged the traditional ethics in London and went out with Douglas in the upper class society, literary circles and London theatres, restaurants and cafes, which could not but arouse the anger of all sectors of society.

Long before meeting Douglas, his gorgeous velvet coat and breeches had been regarded as “strange clothes” in order to promote aestheticism during his lectures in the United States. He became the protagonist of satirical comics. Especially when the British government banned Salom é from performing in Britain, Wilde angrily said he would give up his British nationality. This has aroused dissatisfaction with him from all walks of life. Therefore, when the trial began in 1895, his reputation suddenly rose from the drama plummeted due to the “crime of immorality”, and people’s attitude immediately changed from flattery to ruthless contempt and insult. Never in history has a writer’s reputation fluctuated like him, from earth to heaven, and another instability fell into hell.

Wilde first met Douglas in 1891, when the picture of Dorian Gray was just published. In the film, the time was changed to February 1892, the night of the premiere of Lady Windermere’s fan. Percy was 21 and Wilde was 37.

Wilde is extremely afraid of ugly things. Vivian wrote in his biography that one of the most important reasons why Wilde hates VERLAIN is that the famous poet is too ugly (laughs). So when he saw Percy, a beautiful man like a Greek statue, with the beauty of Adonis, he was also good at writing sonnets. Wilde immediately fell in love with the young man.

He loved Percy, indulged him because of Percy’s family, and gave him meticulous care and love. Just as he and Robbie said when watching the rehearsal of insignificant women: “bosie’s a child, he needs love.” No matter how rude or even terrible Posey did, he always forgave him. On the other hand, Wilde, deeply fascinated by Greek culture, does not think there is anything wrong with their feelings – “it is beautiful, elegant and the most noble feelings. As long as the elderly have intelligence and the youth have the joy and hope of life, it will continue to exist between the elderly and the youth.” Wilde believes that this is a kind of Greek love, a Platonic spiritual love, and noble.

Fate weaves two unrelated lives into a blood red pattern. Although it can be seen from de Profundis that Wilde bitterly told of his unhappiness during this period, told of the degeneration of his mind, and put all the blame on little dogras, maybe they really loved each other at that time. However, Percy was too immature. His hatred for his father was far greater than his love. Hate blinded his eyes and made them reach only his narrow garden of vulgar desires, which was surrounded by high walls and withered due to indulgence. He will never understand that the purpose of love is to love, not much, not much. He took Wilde’s precious love for him and cheaply gambled hatred with his father. Unfortunately, he just lost. Lost the soul of a great artist and everything about Wilde.

In the film, Jude Law plays the role of Percy. With his superb acting skills and almost perfect classical temperament, he successfully interprets all the characteristics of Douglas – vanity, superficiality, immaturity and capriciousness, and above all – just like Percy’s self description in reality – Prince lily, who was just laughing at his superficiality at that time, This is my only impression of this title when I read the book in prison. However, Jude, especially in the last scene at the end of the film, was pure and beautiful when the smile appeared. Lily prince was the only description I could think of. That’s true – charming. For Jude, I am impeccable. This bossy is so wonderful that it hurts to see his disrespect and betrayal of Wilde in the play, as if Wilde fell into Pathetique again. That’s my idol, my faith. I can’t stand his pain and his insult.

You can find the photo that Percy gave Wilde. It’s really beautiful, but Jude is better than him. Stephen Fry, who plays Wilde, is said to be a very famous writer in addition to actors. Unfortunately, he was 40 years old when he appeared in this film, and he still belongs to the very old type. Therefore, although there is no obvious loophole, the flying look belonging to the heart of youth and the self-confidence belonging to Wilde and completely mocking everything are far from enough. The most important thing is that he is not as handsome as my idol! (laughter) Wilde left a lot of photos before his death. Zhang Zhang can prove that the charm of idols is infinite! Especially when he was young, he was “tall, with dark brown hair hanging down to his shoulders… There was no color on his face… His blue eyes were a little green, and bright and sharp…” Wilde was a very attractive person at the beginning, not only referring to his genius in language communication.

The cover of the plays of Oscar Wilde is William Powell Frith’s 1881 work the private view of the Royal Academy. The main character in the painting is Wilde. This book contains all Wilde’s plays, from Vera (1880), the Duchess of Padua (1883) (neither of which was premiered in London), to his five famous plays: Salom é, Lady Windermere’s fan (1892) A woman of no importance (1893), an ideal husband (1895) and the importance of being East (1895), as well as the last two unfinished works La Sainte courtisane and a Florentine tragedy. The latter is a script written in blank verse. The creation time of these two short plays was probably after the ideal husband, that is, the end of 1894. Wilde said in his book in prison that his creative inspiration and state of mind had disappeared because of Percy’s non call at this time. The two short plays have become a permanent regret.

The domestic translation works include the above five plays, fairy tales, poems and novels. There are many versions with different translators, and there is a big gap between them. Just as I read Tian Han’s translation of Salome, I found that the collection of Wilde’s works with a beautiful cover published by people’s literature is really rubbish. It’s amazing that the translator transliterated Ernest (homonym for Ernest) into “Oh, take it real”. In contrast, Yu Guangzhong’s “Ren Zhen” (serious homonym) in his 1983 translation is much better. However, in that version, I do not agree with the so-called scholar’s affectation and self righteousness shown by the translator in the preface and postscript.

In the past, when talking about Wilde with friends, as long as the name was mentioned, the other party would always stop, look at me with fake calm eyes, keep silent for a moment, and clearly say, “he’s gay”. It’s like a final conclusion, simple and concise.

I can’t stand it. As Wilde said in the book in prison, the most terrible thing is that it has wrapped the tragedy in the cloak of comedy. “We became pathetic clowns, heartbroken clowns, who were specially dressed and played with to arouse people’s sense of humor.”. Those great works, as well as everything given to him by the gods of Olympus: talent, status, money and glory, seemed to be no longer important on that day a hundred years ago, at the moment when the unjust judge sentenced him. People’s ridicule, such as the first performance of “no children’s play” on St. Valentine’s day, has become the laughing stock of people after dinner and continues to this day.

Britain finally abolished the death penalty for homosexuals in 1861, but should we be glad? Tchaikovsky was also tortured to death for “immoral crimes”. Can we say that Wilde is luckier than him? Two years of hard labor in prison is enough to destroy everything of an artist, especially when his heart is full of sadness; When he can do nothing but regret and remorse; When he lost his mother; When his wife and son were forced to leave him; When posi, whom he cherished and prepared, was proved in court, he personally pushed him into hell, and then he didn’t write a word for him in two years, not even a message, nothing.

“All geniuses are gay.” Someone once came to this shocking conclusion. Modern artists are even proud of it. But for Wilde, because of the public trial in 1895, his homosexual reputation even overshadowed his literary name. Ignorant people have regarded this as his label to distinguish him from other writers, even his only feature. It was too cruel to him. Oscar Wilde, as he said to the US Customs a hundred years ago, only his genius needs to declare, and only this is worth remembering.

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