26.9. - 5.10.2019

Laurence Anyways Canada 2012 | 159 min | OV | Colour | FF 2012

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
Laurence and his girlfriend Fred have been together for two years and love each other unconditionally. They’re young and enjoy life to the full. Then Laurence confesses that he feels trapped in the wrong body and would prefer to live as a woman. This would not, however, change his feelings for Fred. She for her part doesn’t know if her love for him would survive such a change. All she knows is that she doesn’t want to live without Laurence. Together, they fight the obstacles, prejudices and their own doubts and embark on a journey that could cost them more than they anticipate.
Orig. Title: Laurence Anyways
Filmtype: Fiction Feature
Original language: French
Section: Voilà!
Director: Xavier Dolan
Screenplay: Xavier Dolan
Cast: Melvil Poupaud, Suzanne Clément, Nathalie Baye, Monia Chokri
Producer: Lyse Lafontaine
Sprachfassung: OV
Music: Noia
Camera: Yves Bélanger
Set Designer: Anne Pritchard
Cutter: Xavier Dolan
Format: dcp
German Distributor: NFP marketing
World Sales:
Production: Lyla Films


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