Die Konsequenz is a 1977 German gay movie which tells the story of a love affair between an inmate and a teenage boy. Thomas is a 15 year old son of a prison warden. He develops a relationship with an inmate in the prison named Martin Kurath. Kurath is gay and was an actor before being imprisoned. Their relationship soon turns intimate and when Kurath is released a year later it flourishes even more. Thomas is chased away by the father after declaring that he is a homosexual. He goes to live with Kurath but his father later has him incarcerated in a reformatory. Kurath helps him escape to Germany. Life in Germany does not go well and Kurath is forced to prostitute himself to survive. He returns to the reformatory he escaped from already mentally damaged by the hard experiences he has gone through. Even after his release he remains a troubled gay man.