O Fantasma ★★ Phantom 2000
The darker side of sexuality is explored as lonely, twentysomething trash collector Sergio (Menses) drifts through his life in a dreamline haze, indulging in anonymous sexual encounters. He discovers a taste for the sexual extreme and becomes obsessed with the unobtainable Joao (Barbosa)—stalking him until Sergio can act on his desires. Explicit sex—fuzzy narrative. Portuguese with subtitles. 90m/C VHS, DVD . PT Ricardo Menses, Andre Barbosa, Beatriz Torcato, Eurico Vieira; D: Joao Pedro Rodrigues; W: Joao Pedro Rodrigues, Jose Neves, Paulo Rebelo, Alexandre Melo; C: Rui Pocas.