Côté's humane fascination with six bodybuilders tosses aside grandstanding and focuses on the odd duality of man and muscle.
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A Skin So Soft

Jean-François, Ronald, Alexis, Cédric, Benoit and Maxim are gladiators of modern times. From the strongman to the top-class bodybuilder, to the veteran who has become a trainer, they all share the same definition and obsession with overcoming their limitations. They are waiting for the next competition, working hard in the gym and following extreme diets.

Played at

Music Hall, 6.15.18 - 6.21.18
Rated NR
Genre: Documentary, LGBT, Sport
Runtime: 94 min
Language: English
FEATURED REVIEW: Adrian Mack, Georgia Straight
In real terms, these men (and two women, both given satellite status to their male partners) occupy a pretty marginal place in the world of sports, or the world of anything else. They are exotic humans, often framed inside incongruously mundane or domestic situations, as when one of ...