In this wry "reverse Lolita" tale, an 18-year-old boy named Lake, who discovers he has a fetish for the aged, gets a job at an assisted-living facility and develops an intimate relationship with one particular old man, Mr. Peabody. Discovering that the clients are being over-medicated to make them more manageable, Lake weans Mr. Peabody off his medication and helps him escape, resulting in a road trip that deepens their bond. The always-provocative Bruce LaBruce returns with a delicately perverse romantic comedy that is both darkly humorous and emotionally heartfelt.
Venice and Toronto Film Festival 2013 premiere
Winner Best Canadian Feature Montreal’s Festival du Nouveau Cinema 2013
Produced with the financial assistance of Telefilm Canada and Sodec.