Gerontophilia

Synopsis: Lake is an unusual boy: he is a young man with an old soul who discovers he has an odd fixation on the elderly. Realizing that some day, if fate allows, he will be one himself, he is particularly fascinated by old men. He imagines their age to be a beautiful thing and recognizes how these men were once young and vibrant and attractive, as he is now. Although Lake has a girlfriend his own age, named Desiree, he wonders sometimes if his fixation on old men is unnatural and unhealthy - perhaps even sexual. When his mother, who is a nurse, takes on a management job at an old folks home, Lake jumps at her offer of a summer job as an orderly there. Gradually, Lake comes to discover that the old people in the institution are being given psychotropic drugs to keep them in a catatonic state. Lake befriends one old man in particular, Mr. Peabody, who still seems to have some fight left in him. They begin to form a strong bond. Mr. Peabody charms Lake with romantic stories of his youth and confes
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Director(s): Bruce La Bruce
Production: Strand Releasing
  2 wins & 6 nominations.
 
IMDB:
6.1
Metacritic:
48
Rotten Tomatoes:
46%
UNRATED
Year:
2013
82 min
£4,780
Website
30 Views


-Yeah, not bad.

-Well I think she's great.

-She's alright.

So tell me about the old men.

-I gave one a sponge bath.

-Was it gross?

-Not really.

Somebody has to do it.

-You're amazing.

You're always taking care of other people.

-What do you mean?

-I don't know, you're always

picking up after Marie and

you like giving old men sponge

baths.

-I didn't say I liked it.

You see what I mean?

You're such a saint.

-I'm not a saint.

Oh my God! That's blood.

-What?

-The blood of a saint.

-I'm not a saint.

-But you are.

-I'm the revolutionary

and you are the saint.

-What makes you think

you're so revolutionary?

You couldn't even

make your own list.

-Hey, are you okay?

-Oh, of course!

-Have you heard

the show tonight?

-Totally!

Oh,this is Lake.

Hi.

-What happened to you?

-Oh actually that's nothing.

That is just a little bit

of stigmata because Lake's

an actual saint.

-Ah, that's all.

-No really, he's like

an actual saint. Saint Lake.

-Desiree?

-Okay I've got to get back

to my band.

-Okay, see you later.

It was nice to meet you.

M. Peabody!

-M. Peabody!

-Come back! M. Peabody!

What is he doing?

-Oh he's done this before.

He says he needs

to get to the ocean.

He's totally delirious.

Tada!

-This is denitely

better than your Iast job.

-No kidding! Naomie Klein is doing

a signing here next week

and I am in charge

of setting it up.

-She's on your list?

-I cannot believe it.

-Are you going to ask Naomie

about the cover of No Logo?

-What about it?

-It's become so iconic, it's like a logo.

I wonder how

she feels about that.

-I don't know,

ask her yourself.

Desiree, I'd like

to show you something.

-Okay.

-Are you with a customer?

-No, actualIy, this gentleman

found everything that he was

looking for. So...

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