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Mommy Canada 2014 | 134 min | OV | Colour | FF 2014

Xavier Dolan

Xavier Dolan (*1989) was already acting in commercials at the age of four and his films have won numerous awards, including at Cannes and Venice. In 2009, Filmfest Hamburg showed his I Killed My Mother, in 2010 Heartbeats,  in 2012 Laurence Anyways (Art Cinema Award) and in 2014 Mommy.

rated for 0 + years
Resolute Diane loves her 15-year old son Steve more than anything else, although he drives her crazy with his violent tantrums. Since the death of his father, Steve has been through a series of homes for difficult children. Then he comes back to his mother. His demands on the one hand to be the man of the house and his overpowering love on the other represent a real trial for Diane. She gets unexpected help in her efforts to come to terms with her destiny from her taciturn neighbour Kyla, who manages to create a balance in the mother-son relationship and nurture a seed of hope for a happier future. Another visually extravagant piece from Canadian Xavier Dolan.
Orig. Title: Mommy
Filmtype: Fiction Feature
Original language:
Section: Voilà!
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Director: Xavier Dolan
Screenplay: Xavier Dolan
Cast: Anne Dorval, Suzanne Clément, Antoine Olivier Pilon, Patrick Huard, Alexandre Goyette
Producer: Nancy Grant,Xavier Dolan
Sprachfassung: OV
Music: Xavier Dolan
Camera: Andre Turpin
Set Designer: Colombe Raby
Cutter: Xavier Dolan
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Format: dcp
Printsource:
German Distributor: Weltkino Filmverleih GmbH
World Sales: Seville International
Production: Metafilms; Sons of Manual
contact: Ruby Rondina, Séville International: rrondina@filmsseville.com