For a gay filmmaker, filming in Saudi Arabia presents two serious challenges: filming is forbidden in the country and homosexuality is punishable by death. For filmmaker Parvez Sharma, however, these were risks he had to assume as he embarked on his Hajj pilgrimage, a journey considered the greatest accomplishment and aspiration within Islam, his religion. Bonus Features: Closed Captions
Brooklyn BizarreAn eccentric, unconventional fable, "Brooklyn Bizarre" follows Maurice (Pierre Prieur), an 18-year-old boy from France with a dark past. Having just arrived in Brooklyn, New York, he has no friends and no place to stay. On a chance encounter, he is taken in by two beautiful girls, Kim and Betty. Maurice is given room, board and a job at their famous underground club called Bizarre, where he begins to form a whole new family. In this ephemeral refuge of fantasy and freedom, he begins a disturbing relationship with a male bartender, Luka (Adrian James), who becomes obsessed with Maurice and harbors some secrets of his own. However, Maurice's past catches up with him and the liberating world he has become a part of begins to fall apart. When a mysterious older man shows up at the club one evening, it becomes clear that Maurice needs to disappear at all cost. A sexy and disturbing tale of opening your door to a beautiful stranger.Blu-ray comes with English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired.When sold by Amazon.com, this product is manufactured on demand using BD-R recordable media. Amazon.com's standard return policy will apply.