DANNY IN THE SKY88 min., Fiction, Québec, Canada, 2001
Directed byDenis Langlois
Produced byLes productions Castor & Pollux inc.
Danny wants to become part of a society that values luxury, glamour and appearances above all, by becoming a model.
The son of a gay dad and a top model mom who died of an overdose when he was still young, Danny is looking for love. He wants to become part of a society that values luxury, glamour and appearances above all, by becoming a model. He takes modeling to its extreme and becomes a stripper, and finally finds the love he was looking for on the set of a porno shoot, with Karine, a photographer who’s as voyeuristic as he is exhibitionnist. But destiny soon catches up with him…
Director : Denis Langlois
Screenplay : Bertrand Lachance et Denis Langlois
Cinematography : Stefan Ivanov
Editing : Natacha Dufaux
Score : Simon Wayland, Peter Xirogiannis, Phil York
Production : Bertrand Lachance et Denis Langlois
With : Thierry Pépin, Véronique Jenkins
25 years ago…
In 1994, Bertrand Lachance and I founded Castor & Pollux Productions to produce the films no other producers wanted, films about Aids, male identity and homophobia. Films that are socially engaged but also entertaining – you could say sexy and romantic! Enjoy!
Denis Langlois graduated from Concordia’s University Film program in Montreal. After My life, The Escort, Danny in the Sky and Amnesia – The James Brighton Enigma, winner of best Canadian film at Inside Out Film Festival (Toronto) and Audience Award at LLamale H International Film Festival (Montevideo, Uruguay), he releases A Paradise Too Far in 2017, winner of best feature at Picture This! Film Festival (Calgary). Most of his films were released in France, the USA, the UK, Ireland and Germany. His partner at Castor & Pollux Productions, cowriter and producer Bertrand Lachance has worked with him on all these films.