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  • 2014
  • Canada
  • 139 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Xavier Dolan
  • Cast: Anne Dorval, Antoine-Olivier Pilon, Suzanne Clément
  • Language: French

Die (Dorval) is a gutsy single mother struggling to cope with her ADHD-diagnosed son Steve (Pilon); then they befriend tongue-tied neighbour Kyla (Clément). Die and Steve's relationship is tempestuous and howlingly inappropriate, but frequently hilarious; the cast excels, with Dorval astonishing and Pilon charismatic and exuberant. Aged just 25, writer/director Dolan steps into the big league.

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