La peau blanche (White Skin)

Director Daniel Roby
Year 2004
Run Time 92min
Genre Horror
Thierry (Paquet) has fallen madly and inexplicably in love with Claire (Farley), a girl he just met, whose dominant characteristic is her unnaturally white skin. His fascination begins to verge on obsession until he starts to feel a sneaking suspicion that she’s actually a vampire.

This brilliant and terrifying horror drama from Daniel Roby won the Best First Feature award at TIFF and the Claude Jutra award at the Genies.

Director

Daniel Roby

Roby’s feature film debut, La peau blanche, premiered at TIFF and went on to win the Canadian Screen Award for Best First Feature. He followed that with Funkytown, Louis Cyr (which swept the awards season) and Dans la brume. His most recent films are A Breath Away and Most Wanted.

Writers

Daniel Roby, Joël Champetier

Cast

Marc Paquet, Marianne Farley

Producer

Daniel Roby

Genre

Horror

Interest

Family Relationships

Original Language

French