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Section: Canada 150
Country: Canada /Sweden /France
Year: 2017

 

Ta peau si lisse (A Skin So Soft)

color/93 minutes

Director: Denis Côté. Screenplay: Denis Côté. Cinematographer: François Messier-Rheault. Editing:
Nicolas Roy. Cast: Jean-François Bouchard, Cédric Doyon, Benoit Lapierre, Alexis Légaré, Maxim Lemire, Ronald Yang.

A Skin So Soft crafts a multifaceted portrait of six latter-day Adonises through the lens of their everyday lives: extreme diets, training regimens, family relationships, and friendships within the community. Capturing the physical brawn and emotional complexity of its subjects with wit and tenderness, this companion piece to Cote's singular animal study Bestiaire (2012) is a self-reflexive rumination on the long tradition of filming the human body that also advances a fascinating perspective on contemporary masculinity.

Production:
93386233,
Close Up Films,
The Addiction.
World sales:
Films Boutique

Denis Côté


Born in 1973 in Perth-Andover, Canada. Studied film at Collège Ahuntsic in Montreal. 1994 founds nihil productions. Directed numerous short films, worked as radio film critic and from 1999-2005 as journalist for ICI magazine. His films have screened and received awards at prestigious festivals including Locarno, Berlin and Cannes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Filmography:

2005 Drifting States
2007 Our Private Lives
2008 All That She Wants
2009 Carcasses (Documentary)
2010 Curling
2012 Bestiaire (Documentary)
2013 Vic + Flo Saw a Bear
2014 Joy of Man's Desiring (Documentary)
2015 Aqui, em Lisboa: Episódios da Vida da Cidade
2016 Boris Without Béatrice
2017 A Skin So Soft (Documentary)