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Christopher and His Kind

RomanceDrama16+20111h 30m
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Christopher and His Kind (2011)

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Romance Drama Rated: 16+20111h 30m

In 1931 budding author Christopher Isherwood goes to Berlin at the invitation of his friend W. H. Auden for the gay sex that abounds in the city. Whilst working as an English teacher his housemates include bewigged old queen Gerald Hamilton and would-be actress Jean Ross, who sings tunelessly in a seedy cabaret club. They and others he meets get put into his stories. After a fling with sexy rent boy Caspar he falls for street sweeper Heinz, paying medical bills for the boy's sickly mother, to the disapproval of her other son, Nazi Gerhardt. With Fascism rapidly rising Christopher returns to London with Heinz but is unable to prevent his return to Germany when his visa expires. Years later Christopher, now a successful writer, returns to Berlin for a final meeting with Heinz, now married with children.Christopher and His Kind featuring Matt Smith and Toby Jones is streaming on BritBox. It's a drama and romance movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.0 (4,435 votes).

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#242 Ranked in World War II Movies

#1180 Ranked in Romance Movies

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In 1931 budding author Christopher Isherwood goes to Berlin at the invitation of his friend W. H. Auden for the gay sex that abounds in the city. Whilst working as an English teacher his housemates include bewigged old queen Gerald Hamilton and would-be actress Jean Ross, who sings tunelessly in a seedy cabaret club. They and others he meets get put into his stories. After a fling with sexy rent boy Caspar he falls for street sweeper Heinz, paying medical bills for the boy's sickly mother, to the disapproval of her other son, Nazi Gerhardt. With Fascism rapidly rising Christopher returns to London with Heinz but is unable to prevent his return to Germany when his visa expires. Years later Christopher, now a successful writer, returns to Berlin for a final meeting with Heinz, now married with children.

Age rating: 16+
Runtime: 1h 30m

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Related Genres: RomanceDrama
Related Tags: WarWorld War II
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Available to watch on: BritBox
Original Release Date: Mar 19, 2011