This is a movie I did not see, but I swear I read about it, and even saw an image from (or poster/cover image for) — maybe a decade or so ago. But I’ve had no luck searching for it on the internet, so I’m getting to the point where I wonder if I made the whole thing up!
Thing is, I could be a little off — or even completely wrong — about everything I’m gonna say I remember about it. But I’m gonna try to be remember it as best I can…
It’s a story about two men who are lovers and also killers — possibly serial killers, but I’m not sure about that. I think the guys were kinda punky, maybe? Or they looked like outsiders in some rough way? I believe it was a veeery independent, low-budget movie. Very raw-looking, underground-y. Probably b/w. Might be an American film, but it nags at me that it’s probably European, or at least not American.
It looked like it was an extremely obscure movie, and I can recall reading about it — I think online — only this one time. My impression/memory is that the movie was very extreme and disturbing. Envelope-pushing, perhaps. It makes me wonder if it was so much so that it’s one of those movies that the media and even the internet tries to disappear — the way the media has basically never acknowledged the existence Kirby Dick’s documentary Outrage, for fear of being sued — and that’s why I’m having so much trouble searching for it online.
My guess is that it’s somewhere between ten and twenty years old — but I could be very off on especially that detail.
I thought it was called Killers, or The Killers — but it might have been called Lovers, or The Lovers???