30.09. - 09.10.2021

Matthias & Maxime Canada 2019 | 119 min | OV with German subtitles | Colour | FF 2019

Xavier Dolan

XAVIER DOLAN (*1989) has won many awards at Cannes and Venice. In 2009, FILMFEST HAMBURG showed his film I Killed my Mother, in 2010 Heartbeats, in 2012 Laurence Anyways (Art Cinema Award), in 2014 Mommy and in 2016 It’s Only the End of the World.

rated for 0 + years
Suppressed love and an ode to friendship: Matthias & Maxime is a typical Dolan film, full of boundless energy and romance. Max (Xavier Dolan) and Matthias (Gabriel d’Almeida Freitas) have been best friends since childhood. But now Max is heading off to Australia to finally get his life together. On their farewell tour from party to party, the friends meet a film student who impulsively casts both for a project. When they then have to kiss on camera, it’s as if they’ve been struck by lightning. Unexpected feelings bloom, which Matthias vehemently rejects – a reaction which in turn hits Max very hard.
Original title: Matthias et Maxime
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: French
Section: Voilà!
Language and subtitles: OV with German subtitles
Director: Xavier Dolan
Screenplay: Xavier Dolan
Cast: Gabriel D'Almeida Freitas, Xavier Dolan, Pier-Luc Funk, Samuel Gauthier, Antoine Pilon, Adib Alkhalidey, Catherine Brunet, Micheline Bernard, Anne Dorval
Producer: Nancy Grant, Xavier Dolan
Director of Photography: André Turpin
Music: Jean-Michel Blais
Production Design: Colombe Raby
Editor: Xavier Dolan
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: WaZabi Films
Production: Productions Sons of Manual
Contact: Ruby Rondina, WaZabi Films:


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