SPANDEX SAPIENS

87 min. 2016, Finland

Directed by Oskari Pastila

The son of a Pentecostal preacher, Michael is a bullied boy from Canada. He finds his own world in the spandex-clad heroes of comic books and professional wrestlers on TV. He builds his body and is finally able to wear the spandex tights himself. Young transsexual wrestler Jessica infiltrates into the wrestling company that conservative and old-fashioned Michael runs. She contests Michael both physically and ideologically. He is looking for love, but first must learn not to hate.

SPANDEX SAPIENS

Autor Oskari Pastila

Eesti keeles puudub siiani sõna, mis kirjeldaks Michael Majalahti turnimist mustkunsti ja maadlustsirkuse piiril. Pakume, et Michael on «maadluskunstnik». Kanadas üles kasvanud ja nüüd Soomes elav mees püüab oma ainsast elust kujundada kunstiteost, kus peale tema on tegelasteks ka partnerid areenilt. Intiimseks läheb film siis, kui 40-aastane “maadluskunstnik” ning rockstaar Michael kiindub endast palju nooremasse konkurenti, naismaadlejasse Jessicasse...