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Gerontophilia / Gerontophilia

Bruce La Bruce Director: Bruce La Bruce
Cast list: Pier-Gabriel Lajoie, Walter Borden, Katie Boland, Marie-Hélène Thibault, Yardly Kavanagh, Jean-Alexandre Létourneau, Brian D. Wright, Nastassia Markiewicz
Screenplay: Bruce La Bruce, Daniel Allen Cox,
Director of Photography: Nicolas Canniccioni
Editor: Glenn Berman
Music: Ramachandra Borcar
Producer: Nicolas Comeau, Leonard Farlinger
Distribution: MK2 International
Rights: MK2 International
Country: Canada
Year: 2013
Running time: 90
Presentation format: 2k digital
Language: English, French
Subtitles: Czech, English
Web: https://www.facebook.com/Gerontophilia
Movie synopsis: A handsome 18-year old boy, Lake, hides an attraction to elderly men. When his mum gets him a summer job at an old people's home, he discovers that the patients are being sedated with psychotropic drugs. Lake befriends a charming old man, Mr. Peabody, and secretly weans him off his medication, eventually helping him to escape. Together they embark on a road trip as their friendship develops into something deeper. Canadian provocateur Bruce La Bruce’s movie is an unusual story beaming with romantic melodrama, humor and genuine warmth. With its handsome acting, catchy electro-pop tunes and atmospheric slow motion shots, the film has an enjoyable feel, yet it continues to challenge societal taboos.
Awards and Nominations: Montreal Festival of New Cinema (2013) – Best Feature
 

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Velvyslanectví Kanady v České republice
Velvyslanectví Kanady v České republice
Screenings
26.03.2014 / 20:00 Praha |CineStar Anděl, # 4, Duhový sál     buy ticket
27.03.2014 / 15:30 Praha |CineStar Anděl, # 4, Duhový sál     buy ticket
28.03.2014 / 17:30 Praha |CineStar Anděl, # 4, Duhový sál     buy ticket
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