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1,024 Ratings

Mala Noche

Directed by Gus Van Sant
United States, 1985
Drama, Gay & Lesbian


A romantic deadbeat has a wayward crush on a handsome Mexican immigrant in Mala Noche, Gus Van Sant’s important prelude to the New Queer Cinema of the nineties and a fascinating time capsule from a time and place that continues to haunt its director’s work.

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Mala Noche Directed by Gus Van Sant

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival


Berlin International Film Festival


Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

1987 | Winner: Independent/Experimental Film and Video Award

Outfest: Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Film Festival


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