- 168 min
- Directed by: Xavier Dolan
- Written by: Xavier Dolan
- Cast: Melvil Poupaud, Suzanne Clément, Nathalie Baye
- UK release: 30 November 2012
Laurence (Poupaud) is a Montreal teacher who tells his girlfriend Fred (Clement) that he wants to have a sex change. Dolan’s third movie as writer/director is overwrought, overlong, mannered, pretentious and ragged – and yet beautifully crafted, touchingly acted, full of tenderness and ultimately compelling.
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Laurence Anyways13 Nov 2012
A mannered, pretentious and ragged yet beautifully crafted and touchingly performed romantic drama
Xavier Dolan is an incurable romantic. His films are drenched in an intensely cine-literate sense of longing and frustrated desire. They display the melancholy of a Wong-Kar Wai brief encounter and all the self-consciousness of a nouvelle vague…
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