Skip to comments.Canadian Film Celebrating Homosexuality Sweeps Film Awards
Posted on 03/16/2006 1:38:04 PM PST by NYer
TORONTO, Ontario, March 15, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) A Quebec film celebrating homosexuality swept the Canadian Genie awards on Monday night.
C.R.A.Z.Y. is a film about a young gay man growing up with four brothers in a large Catholic family. The story is set in suburban Quebec during the 60s.
Following the trend set by the gay cowboy movie Brokeback Mountain, C.R.A.Z.Y. was nominated for 12 awards and won ten of them. The film won for best picture, best director and leading actor.
The films director, Jean-Marc Vallee, describes the story as a mystical fable about a modern-day Christ-like figure.
Presumably, he attributes Christ-like-ness to the gay central character for his willingness to hide his gayness from his father out of love for him.
C.R.A.Z.Y. was also Canadas largest grossing movie, earning more than $6.2 million and the Golden Reel Award. The bulk of the films earnings came from Quebec. The French-language movie was barely noticed by the rest of Canada, only bringing in some $500,000 outside of Quebec.
The Canadian film surpassed Brokeback Mountain, which was nominated for eight awards at the Oscars, failed to get best picture and won three awards for original score, adapted screenplay and direction.
See LifeSiteNews coverage of Brokeback Mountain:
Priest Advises a Brokeback Lent, Homily Encourages Propaganda Film
No film awards will have any creditability in the near future.
Why does Canada always seem to take every leftist lunacy in the United States and ratchet things up a notch?
That is Canada for you!
Films celebrating homosexuality are nothing new. There have been tons of them for years. It's just that they all had their own special corner waaay in the back of the video store. And my guess is that they tended not to have "Christ-like figures" in them. Maybe that's what is new.
Next year they will do a movie about 3 men getting married to a cow. Wow
Gays are prominent in the film industry and have a COMPULSION to get out their agenda. It's time for conservative millionares to form a film studio and get out their agenda.
Why is it that all the perverts, who spend their lives running from the Word of God, always try to liken their obcenities to Christ? They just keep piling abomination upon abomination.
Another horrible movie.
Largest grossing or just grossest?
I guess Canadians got sick and tired of this crapola years ago!
There's a good reason it raised very little in the way of money or attention. That is like a US film grossing $4-5 million.
Quebec has always been very supportive of homegrown films, and I am sure many saw it out of curiousity. Not to mention the extreme pro-gay atmosphere that exists in Montreal...
That $6.2 million is mostly in Quebec. Also that is the largest grossing Canadian-made film; US blockbuster films routinely make $20 million or more in Canada.
A step in the right direction.
Awww, family values/sarc
glad to hear about this...
And the Liberals say Muslims hate the West because of Bush's policies...
Hmmm, never heard of it ... honestly. Oh well.
I knew there would be a down-side to these huge new walk-in closets.
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