Mambo Italiano is a 2003 gay movie about an Italian immigrant family coming to terms with their son's homosexuality. Angelo Barberini lives with his mother, father and sister in Montreal Canada. At 27 he moves out to live alone. He meets his childhood friend Nino Paventi. Nino is a police officer. He is manly and good looking. The two fall for each other and begin a homosexual affair. Nino moves in with Angelo.
Angelo comes out of the closet to his parents. They are shocked and argue about what and who is to blame for his sexuality. They invite Nino's mother Lina Paventi to discuss it. Lina insists Angelo is the receptive partner in the relationship which upsets Gino Barberini. They get into a fight and part ways.
Word goes round about Angelo's sexual orientation. Nino is uncomfortable because of his job. He was dating girls back in high school. He meets one and they begin dating and soon plan to marry. He abandons his relationship with Angelo insisting he is not gay. He does a wedding which Angelo's parents attend.
Angelo continues with his gay lifestyle and his parents are forced to accept him for who he is.


Victim is a 1961 gay film about a blackmail ring targeting homosexuals in London. Barrett is a young gay man working at a construction site. He is accused of fictitiously drawing salaries for the last seven months. He goes on the run from police officers. He tries to call a prominent lawyer named Melville Farr. The lawyer declines to talk to him. Eventually police arrest him and they highly suspect he is a victim of blackmail. He however refuses to cooperate and hangs himself in the cell.
Melville Farr is called by police after they find newspaper cuttings of him in Barrett's possessions. He tells officers that he knew Barrett because he worked near and had offered him a lift in his car on several occasions. Barrett's friend Eddy is also interrogated after identifying the body. Eddy later finds a letter meant for Barrett which contains a photograph. The photograph is of Barrett and Farr together in a car. Eddy takes it to Farr. Farr realizes Barrett was a victim of blackmail and is very sad he ignored it. He had thought Barrett wanted to blackmail him. He swears to put to justice the blackmailers.
With the help of Eddy, Farr identifies other gay men who are being blackmailed. By then the British anti sodomy laws meant you could be imprisoned for being gay. Non of the victims wants to accept they are being blackmailed for fear of being exposed or sent to prison. Farr goes for the blackmailer which rocks his marriage apart. Together with police officers they lay a trap for the blackmailers. He decides to sacrifice his law career. His homosexuality will be exposed by the blackmailers in court and he will have to loose his standing in the profession. He chooses to risk and the blackmailers are arrested.


Partners is a 1982 comedy/crime gay movie about two police officers one of whom is gay assigned to investigate a series of murders. Sergeant Benson shows up at the office of his boss chief Wilkins. Behind him is officer Kerwin. Wilkins tells them that they will go undercover as two gay partners to uncover the murder of a gay man. Kerwin is gay and Benson is uneasy with the assignment but he is ordered.
They are given a pink Volkswagen with a flamboyant look. They move into a gay neighborhood and begin interacting with the gay community as they get leads. It is tough and once they are arrested for indecency at a beach. Through associates of the victim they discover there are other unsolved murders.
Benson has to pose for photographs meant for a gay magazine. He falls in love with the lady photographing him. The magazine is published with his photograph on the top cover. Benson begins to sleep with the lady. Kerwin is jealous as he has developed a liking for Benson. Kerwin later discovers that the lady is one of the killers. Benson is too in love to hear Kerwin. The lady is killed by one of her associates who also tries to kill Benson. Kerwin saves Benson.