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Men for Sale

Men for Sale

| 2 h 24 min

In this feature-length documentary, 11 male sex-trade workers are followed over the course of a year. They share their struggles to survive alcohol and drug-related addictions, abuse and stigmatization – but most of all, their troubled pasts.

This film contains scenes of nudity and/or sexuality. Viewer discretion is advised.

  • researcher
    Rodrigue Jean
    Patrick Poisson
    François Tremblay
  • writer
    Rodrigue Jean
  • director
    Rodrigue Jean
  • editing
    Mathieu Bouchard-Malo
  • camera
    Mathieu Laverdière
  • additional camera
    Dominic Dorval
    Rodrigue Jean
  • sound recording
    Lynne Trépanier
  • additional sound recording
    Pierre Bertrand
    Jean-Denis Daoust
    Christine Lebel
    Martyne Morin
  • music
    Tim Hecker
  • assistant director
    Patrick Poisson
    François Tremblay
  • production assistant
    Johann Gauthier
  • dialogue transcription
    Daphné Bouchard
    Suzanne Beaulieu
  • transcription translation
    Jo-Anne Elder
  • editing assistant
    Catherine Lauzon-Giroux
  • editing technical support
    Isabelle Painchaud
  • titles
    Philippe Raymond
  • subtitles
    Vision Globale
  • online editing
    Denis Pilon
  • sound design
    Martin Allard
  • dialogue editing
    Marie-Ève Livernoche
  • foley
    Jean René Francoeur
  • re-recording
    Serge Boivin
  • production manager
    Ian Quenneville
  • marketing coordinator
    Ian Oliveri
  • production secretary
    Laurence Gravel
  • production accountant
    Richard Bellerose
    Sébastien Chagnon
    Mélanie Beauregard
  • marketing manager
    François Jacques
  • marketing manager - assistance
    Karine Sévigny
  • administrator
    Johanne Dubuc
    Colette Allain
    Geneviève Duguay
  • administrative team
    Nicole Marcoux
    Mirabelle Bélanger
  • technical coordinator
    Brigitte Sénéchal
  • line producer
    Murielle Rioux-Poirier
  • producer
    Nathalie Barton
    Jacques Turgeon


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Ages 17 to 17

Civics/Citizenship - Human Rights
History and Citizenship Education - Issues in Society Today

This film tackles major social problems head-on: drug dependency and addiction, health, and the grey areas of the capitalist system. It also explores a number of latent phenomena that students can be asked to list and expand upon: loss of guidance, wandering, broken youth, self-destructive impulses, etc. It can be shown as a way to spark discussions on these topics, or simply to offer students an unforgettable film experience.

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