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Illegal Tender
Illegal Tender

Illegal Tender 1987


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Illegal Tender 1987

14 mins United Kingdom Director. Paul Bettell

A queer, psychedelic portrait of a young man’s desires in an industrial wasteland, this film by Paul Bettell contrasts tenderness of two men together with sequences of cranes and high buildings, and the piece builds to a transcendental and intense conclusion.

Filmmaker Bettell sadly made only two films before dying from AIDS-related complications.

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Paul Bettell


Animation & Artists Moving Image


Sexual stereotypes Gays (male)


LGBT Britain




United Kingdom

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