Francois lives a skilfully controlled, well managed life, in Bloemfontein, South Africa. Father of two daughters and a devoted husband, he is wholly unprepared when a chance encounter unravels his clean and ordered existence.23-year-old Christian is the son of a long lost friend. By all accounts he is the personification of a handsome young man in the prime of his life. Francois is so disarmed by the young man that it instantly ignites within him an all consuming infatuation and misplaced lust.
Beauty (Skoonheid) won the prestigious Queer Palme award at the Cannes Film Festival, where it was also in the Un Certain Regard selection. – Peccadillo Pictures