Winner of the prestigious Queer Lion Prize at the Venice Film Festival, El Principe (The Prince) is a homoerotic drama set in a repressive 1970s Chilean prison.

20-year-old Jaime is sent to prison for murder after accidentally stabbing his best friend during a night of heavy drinking.

Related: Former inmate shares the horrors of being gay in prison

While locked up, he seeks protection from an older inmate known as “The Stallion.” The unlikely duo begin a secret romance until violent power struggles inside the penitentiary threaten their bond.

A story of love and survival, El Principe explores masculine aggression, conflicting loyalties, and pent-up sexual desires. It is available exclusively through Artsploitation Films.

Watch.

Don't forget to share:

Help make sure LGBTQ+ stories are being told...

We can't rely on mainstream media to tell our stories. That's why we don't lock Queerty articles behind a paywall. Will you support our mission with a contribution today?

Cancel anytime · Proudly LGBTQ+ owned and operated