[Guests] EXCESS FLESH

10358129_524780094327352_8704173332037606433_nWe present our guests with double passes, valid for 2 persons for the special screening of EXCESS FLESH, on Saturday August 1ST, 2015 at the Concordia Hall Theatre (1455 De Maisonneuve Blvd. West) at 11:55 PM.

EXCESS FLESH (Canadian Premiere)

“Brownies. Ice cream. BBQ potato chips. Chili. Sour cream. Butter. Mayonnaise. Sour cream and butter and mayonnaise.” The sound of it would make the entire L.A. fashion scene gag. Roommates Jill and Jennifer are part of it. One is fat, the other is thin. One is a model, the other is not. Coping with unemployment, rejecting people close to her and isolating herself, Jill’s jealousy grows into the obsessive idea of controlling Jennifer’s body. EXCESS FLESH builds its tale on a parallel between these two women, between society’s tyranny of appearance and the lonely broken mind that comes with it. The roommates’ dysfunctional relationship will drive them to the very core of female psychosis, and drag you along with them for a very disturbing ride.

Premiering at SXSW, EXCESS FLESH was immediately noticed as one of « the most messed-up movies » at the festival this year. From a colorful recipe to the toilets flushing vomit endlessly, director Patrick Kennelly’s debut feature delivers a visceral exploration of the female identity. His performance-art background splatters a conceptual storytelling style on a genre-driven film. As Jill, imprisoned in her own apartment as well as her own skin, Bethany Orr delivers a gutsy performance that redefines the very notion of « strong female lead ». Daughter of an alcoholic version of REPULSION‘s Catherine Deneuve, she becomes possessed by Isabelle Adjani’s eyes and slowly descends into madness. This unique indie gem offers an unsettling look into a claustrophobic mental space, and will propel you beyond the edge of sanity. To avoid puking, keep repeating, “It’s only sour cream. It’s only sour cream. It’s only sour cream…”

— Celia Pouzet

Show yourself at the Concordia Hall Theatre before 11:30PM with an ID Card to pick up you’re pass for two. We look forward to seeing you at the event.

  • Anna Staingart
  • Belinda Blake
  • Bertram Jackson
  • Brent Michaud
  • Ciro Massimo Montuori
  • Claudia  Tiseo
  • David-Blake Dumberry
  • Denis Brodeur
  • Errachid Lmoussaoui
  • Frederick Duhamel
  • Julie St-Germain
  • Kathleen Misola-Richard
  • Louis Santellli
  • Marie Cinque
  • Matthew Sernuck
  • Michel Dufour
  • Natacha C.
  • Oumaima El warrari
  • Pik Kei  Li
  • Rehana Patel
  • René Beaulieu
  • Sebastian Zapata-Alvarez
  • Sebastien Bilodeau
  • Valérie Massé
  • Yoan Palardy
  • Zoe Goldwater

ARRIVE EARLY! SEATING IS FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED, except for members of the reviewing press. Theatre is overbooked to assure a full house. Theatre is not responsible for overbooking. This pass does not guarantee seating and must be surrendered upon demand. No one will be admitted without a screening ticket and no one will gain admittance after screening begins except reviewing press. This pass is the property of the studio who reserves the right to refuse, revoke, or limit admission at the discretion of an authorized studio/theatre representative at any time. Duplicate passes will not be accepted. Screening passes are non transferable. This ticket is NOT for resale. Reselling of tickets is strictly prohibited and punishable by law. All those found in violation will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. The studio owns or controls rights in and to the screening program and the contents thereof and the studio expressly reserves all such rights. MPAA – No Recording. This screening will be monitored for unauthorized recording. By attending, you agree not to record the film (video or audio) and you consent to physical search of your belongings and person for any recording device. If you attempt to use a recording device* to record the film, you consent to your Immediate removal from the theater and forfeiture of the device. Nothing contained in this notice shall limit the available remedies the studio may have against you. Unauthorized recording will be reported to law enforcement and may subject you to criminal and civil liability (including damages up to $150,000). *This includes, by way of example only, smart phones and mobile phones with photo or video capture capabilities.


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Fondateur du site web Cinémaniax en octobre 2006 et grand fan du divertissement au grand écran. Je trippe cinéma depuis que ma mère ma emmené voir Superman : Le Film et E.T. L'Extra-Terrestre et que mon père ma fait découvrir Aliens, Back to the Future, Beetlejuice et Predator. J'adore les films de super-héros, de science-fiction et surtout… Transformers.