By Chris Nashawaty
Updated April 29, 2015 at 08:48 PM EDT
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Gerontophilia

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  • Movie
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The clinical title of this Canadian import refers to a romantic preference for the elderly, the secret fetish of Pier-Gabriel Lajoie’s bisexual teenager Lake. And his proclivity goes well beyond a sweet tooth for Matlock reruns. Working as an orderly at an old-age home, he initiates a taboo relationship with an 81-year-old patient (an excellent Walter Borden) that eventually lands him in hot water. There are the makings of a poignant Harold and Maude-style drama here, but the movie is so amateurish and eager to be shocking, it just winds up feeling creepy. C–

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Gerontophilia

type
  • Movie
genre
mpaa
  • UNRATED
runtime
  • 82 minutes
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