A Skin So Soft

Locarno IFF
International Competition
Toronto IFF
2017

A Skin So Soft

A Film by Denis Côté

2017 - Canada - Documentary - 1.85 - 94 min.

with Alexis Légaré , Benoit Lapierre , Cédric Doyon , Jean-François Bouchard , Ronald Yang & Maxim Lemire

Produced by Jeanne-Marie Poulain , Denis Côté , Joëlle Bertossa & Dounia Sichov

Jean-François, Ronald, Alexis, Cédric, Benoit and Maxim are modern-day gladiators. The group includes high-level bodybuilders, a strongman and an ex-champion-turned-trainer. As they prepare for future competitions, they follow extreme diets and slave away at the gym. Each man pursues his own personal goals, but all share the same obsession: overcoming the limits of their bodies. A Skin So Soft is an open exploration of the regimented daily lives of these misunderstood monsters.

Locarno IFF
International Competition
Toronto IFF
2017

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