This Special Friendship

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This Special Friendship ★★½ Les Amities Particulieres 1967

Powerful, if overdone French drama about an emotionally sensitive young man at a Catholic boarding school. His sexual relationship with another boy leads to tragedy. Based on the novel by Roger Peyrefitte. 99m/B VHS . FR Francis Lacombrade, Didier Haudepin, Lucien Nat, Louis Seigner, Michel Bouquet, Francois Leccia; D: Jean Delannoy.