No Skin Off My Ass is a gay remake of Robert Altman’s That Cold Day In The Park. Director Bruce LaBruce plays the Karen Carpenter-loving hairstylist who is helplessly attracted to the lonely and stoic skinhead he finds and invites to his home. So goes the plot of No Skin off My Ass, the raunchy debut film by new queer-cinema enfant terrible Bruce LaBruce, full of his mix of radical politics, wry humor, and hot, gay sex between nonprofessional actors. This very sexually explicit comedy is really for anyone – male or female, straight or not – who is a bit curious and wants to see a movie that offers something… a little different. –BruceLaBruce.com
Bruce LaBruce is a writer, film-maker, and photographer stuck in the gulag otherwise known as Toronto, Canada. He started out as a child, then quickly moved on to the production of homo punk fanzines (J.D.s [with G.B. Jones], Dumb Bitch Deserves To Die [with Candy Parker]) and super 8 movies (Boy/Girl, I Know What It’s Like To Be Dead, Bruce and Pepper Wayne Gacy’s Home Movies [with Candy Parker], Slam!). These products helped to launch the so-called Homocore or Queercore movement which corrupted a whole new generation of homosexuals.
In 1991 LaBruce released his first feature length film. No Skin Off My Ass – an exploration of the sordid relationship between a faggoty hairdresser (played by LaBruce himself) and a mute, handsome young skinhead – went on to become a world-wide cult hit. His follow-up feature Super 8 1/2 (1994) is a harrowing cautionary bio-pic about LaBruce’s rocky rise to cult stardom. LaBruce… read more