Ended on 18/7/2013
LAURENCE ANYWAYS -
2012 - Canada, France - French, English (with English subtitles) - 168 minutes - Breaking Glass Pictures
Directed by: Xavier Dolan
Featuring: Melvil Poupaud, Suzanne Clément, Nathalie Baye
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|LAURENCE ANYWAYS tells the story of an impossible love between Frédérique and her long-term boyfriend Laurence, a man who reveals his inner desire to become his true self: a woman. Set during the late 1980s and early 1990s, the story spans a decade, chronicling the doomed love of Fred and Laurence, as well as the trials and tribulations that they face.
Official Selection - Un Certain Regard
Winner Best Actress (Suzanne Clement)
Winner Queer Palm
**Toronto International 2012**
Winner Best Canadian Feature
"[Mr. Dolan] perfectly evokes the violating effect of a stranger's scrutiny and the imponderable depths of a lover's gaze."
- Jeannette Catsoulis (NY Times)
"Without belittling the challenges and prejudices Laurence faces, Dolan places her story into larger contexts, posing questions about conformity, heartbreak, love and self-fulfillment."
- Thomas Hachard (NPR)