Films By John Greyson

1952, and Bilodeau (Marcel Sabourni), a Catholic Bishop arrives at a Quebec jail to hear a prisoner's confession. But when he meets the prisoner, Simon (Aubert Pallascio), a man he knew 40 years ago, it seems that it's not Simon's confession he's to hear. From the discomfort of the confessional, unable to get away, Bilodeau is forced to watch a re-enactment of the events that led to Simon's arrest... Read more
It's 1991 and the first thing Beatrice notices about Henry is an egg-shaped tumour at the base of his neck. Beatrice, played by Sarah Polley (Go, MIFF 1999) mistakes Henry's cancer for AIDS. A sweet natured soul, she pursues a friendship with Henry When she realises he is not gay or sick with AIDS, her interest turns to intrigue. The night before the surgery to remove the cancer, they make love so... Read more
Bertolt Brecht is a catfish and Lotte Lenya's a black lesbian docomaker in this wild and crazy all singing, all dancing musical satire, on the set of "Monsters", a telemovie about gay-bashing from Candian enfant-terrible, John Greyson. ... Read more
John Greyson, acclaimed Canadian director of Lilies (MIFF 97) and AIDS musical Zero Patience (1993), embraces a more experimental - though eminently accessible - style with Uncut. The scene is Ottawa, 1979, and three eccentric gay men - all named Peter - find their lives intertwined and problematic in a pre-digital era of queer consciousness and post-flares fashion. Peter (1) is obsessed with then... Read more
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