Though not really a gay film, there's plenty of male flesh and sexuality on display in the edgy Amor Bandido, an erotic thriller following an illicit love affair gone violently wrong. Joan (Renato Quattordio) is a naive young man who has fallen madly in love with his older but sultry art teacher Luciana (Romina Ricci). She is also smitten, and together they decide to run away for a love nest weekend in a country house. But what begins as a schoolboy's dream turns sinister when he finds himself by a mysterious older man who seeks ransom money from his rich parents. Is his teacher/lover involved in the crime? Violence soon erupts as the boy fights for his life. First love was never so complicated or dangerous.