Venice - Lido: Venice70 Film Festival – The Canyons – Paul Schrader. The Canyons, is a thriller, directed by Paul Schrader and written by Brett Easton Ellis, it is co-produced and stars Lindsay Lohan and adult movie actor, in his first mainstream role, James Deen. It is a contemporary L.A. erotic noir film about the dangers of sexual obsession and ambition, both personally and professionally. One chance encounter among a group of people in their twenties sets in motion a series of events, resulting in deceit, paranoia, cruel mind games and violence.
The Canyons’s director Paul Schrader “I told the cast on the first day of rehearsals that this was a story about a group of twenty-something Los Angelenos who got in line to see in movie - But then the theater closed, and they stayed in line anyway because they had no place else to go.”
The Canyons’s scriptwriter Brett Easton Ellis “It’s a cold dead film about cold dead people.”
The Canyons’s, adult movie actor, in his first mainstream role, James Deen.
Brett Easton Ellis, James Deen, Paul Schrader and Tenille HustonPin It