Mala Noche

(USA, 1985, 78 minutes)

A gay liquor-store clerk falls obsessively in love with a teenage Mexican vagrant who couldn’t care less about him. Low-budget, lyrical study on desire and obsession, ravishingly filmed in a romantic, artistic way.

A MK2 Diffusion release. A Gus van Sant production. Starring Tim Streeter, Doug Cooeyate, Ray Monge. Directed, produced and edited by Gus van Sant; screenplay by Gus van Sant, based on the novel Mala Noche by Walt Curtis; music by Creighton Lindsay; director of photography (b&w, 16mm), John Campbell.


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