I find it quite hard to argue that this movie expresses the attitudes and actions of most relationships in the queer community. Albert and Armans relationship was simply a parody of a typical heterosexual relationship. With this I mean one was the "manager" of this relationship; Armand, and the other was the soft emotional "woman-like" character that expressed no knowledge of how to be a man. Yes, there were other gay characters in the movie as well, but this only influenced the image that they were trying to show. Which was two types of gay men; overly manly and overly feminine and then to show that this is what makes up a couple; there has to be a man (armand) and a woman (albert). It was almost like it was showing us the proper way to have a gay relationship. The movie didn't do a good job of exposing the diversity of the gay community. I find it very hard to believe that this wasn't purposely done.
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