Der Kreis / The Circle

2014, 102 minutes

The film looks back from the present to the time when the „Mother“ of all European homosexual organisations had its high point to the time it slowly fell apart. While the repression against homosexuals became increasingly more intense in Zurich, two young

Zürich in the mid 50‘s: The young shy teacher Ernst Ostertag becomes a member of the gay organisation THE CIRCLE. There he gets to know the transvestite star Röbi Rapp – and immediately falls head over heels in love with him. Röbi and Ernst live through the decline of the organisation, which in the whole of Europe is seen as the pioneer of gay emancipation



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Rae Hildbrand
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Alternative Names

Der Kreis (The Circle), The Circle (Der Kreis)