GERONTOPHILIA

Bruce LaBruce

Canada 82 min Fiction

Synopsis

18-year-old Lake has a sweet activist girlfriend, but one day discovers he has an unusual attraction for the elderly. Fate conspires to land him a summer job at a nursing home where he develops a tender relationship with Mr. Peabody. Discovering that the patients are being overmedicated to make them easier to manage, Lake decides to wean Mr. Peabody off this medication and help him escape, resulting in a humorous and heartfelt road trip that strengthens their bond. The always provocative Bruce LaBruce is back with a new romantic comedy of sorts.

* Catalan première

Director

Bruce LaBruce

Bruce LaBruce is a Toronto based filmmaker, writer, director, photographer, and artist. He began his career in the mid-eighties making a series of short experimental super 8 films and co-editing a punk fanzine called J.D.s, which began the queercore movement.

Filmography: Gerontophilia (2013), L.A. Zombie (2010), Otto; or, Up with Dead People (2008), The Raspberry Reich (2004), Skin Flick (1998), Hustler White (1996), Super 8 ½ (1994), No Skin Off My Ass (1991).

Bruce LaBruce

Film information

Int. title: Gerontophilia
Director: Bruce LaBruce
Script: Burce LaBruce, Daniel Allen Cox
Contact: MK2
With: Pier-Gabriel Lajoie, Walter Borden, Katie Boland, Marie-Hélène Thibault
Country: Canada
Year: 2013
Format: DCP
Length: 82 min
Language: English
Subtitles: Spanish
Edition: 2014