The same black-and-blue realism that made French director Patrice Chereau's romance INTIMACY (2001) such a memorable, if gloomy, experience is once again evident in this moody adaptation of Philippe Besson's novel. Two estranged brothers, one straight, the other gay, are forced to reconcile their differences when one falls seriously ill. But it's not exactly what you think: This time it isn't the gay character who's slowly shedding his mortal coil in a series of agonizing tableaux, but his heterosexual brother. Years have slipped past since Luc (Eric Caravaca) and Thomas (Bruno Todeschini) last saw each other. Luc, now a schoolteacher, has always suspected that Thoma...