Savage Grace (2007)

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Avg Rating: 4.4 / 5. Voted: 34

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Year: 2007
Directed by: Tom Kalin
Starring: Julianne Moore (Barbara), Eddie Redmayne (Antony), Stephen Dillane (Brooks), Elena Anaya (Blacna), Belén Rueda (Pilar), Hugh Dancy (Sam), Unax Ugalde (Jake)
Country: France, Spain, USA, American Cinema
Language: English (English subs)
Runtime: 01:37:35
Genres: Based on a True Story, Gay, Incest, Old-Young, Family

Plot – Spoilers:
Savage Grace is based on the life of Barbara Baekeland, in particular her relationship with son, Antony.

Barbara was an almost-actress and famous socialite in the ’40s-60s who married into money – husband, Brooks Baekeland was the grandson of the inventor of Bakelite plastic. Brooks was the quintessential wealthy adventure-seeker and Barbara famous for her beauty and presence in elite social circles. Their marriage though was a sham publicly and Barbara focused her energies on son Antony who appeared to wilt under the pressure of adding rungs to the social ladder the upwardly mobile Barbara was so desperate to climb.

Eventually, the strains of their heavy dependence on each other climaxes in a miserable ending.

Massive Spoilers:
Barbara believed Antony’s interest in men was a passing thing and something that could be cured. The real-life Barbara used to hook him up with prostitutes to rid him of his gay-flu and eventually fucked him, from all accounts not from an incestuous interest, but more in the hope that her feminine powers would straighten him out.

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November 18, 2018 8:00 am

please post movmre movies i love this site…. i am from Pakistan

February 21, 2020 8:07 pm

It’s such a relief when he finally kills her. Too bad she didn’t die sooner before he was irreparably damaged by her. Why kind of perverted POS does one have to be to think mother-son sexual abuse is healthier than being gay?

Speaker of Truth
Speaker of Truth
Reply to  ThatPsychopath
August 14, 2020 12:40 pm

Six of one… half dozen of the other… neither is what one might consider “normal”.

Speaker Of Better Truths
Speaker Of Better Truths
Reply to  Speaker of Truth
December 6, 2020 10:46 pm

Ah, yes, a mother raping her son is synonymous with a man having a consensual relationship with a man. You are indeed the Speaker of Truth. By the way, will insurance cover getting your head surgically removed from your ass?

Reply to  Speaker Of Better Truths
March 11, 2022 8:18 pm

Says the dick-smoker who was rapped my Daddy…. You most definitely protest too much.

February 14, 2022 4:42 am

what a crazy story! this film was really good:)

Ddraig Goch
Ddraig Goch
May 29, 2022 6:47 pm

Another classic EUM!