Summer time. A cruising spot for gay men, tucked away on the shores of a secluded lake in rural France. Franck falls in love with Michel, an attractive, extremely potent but lethally dangerous man. Franck has witnessed this first hand, but his desire for Michel knows no bounds, this is a relationship he must have – at any cost.
Winner of Best Director for Un Certain Regard in addition to the Queer Palm at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival, Stranger by the Lake / L’inconnu du lac is a sexual thriller set against the secluded back drop of, what becomes inevitably, the most dangerous lake in France…
UK cinema release Friday 21 February 2014