MommyBy Lions Gate Films
Award-winning writer/director Xavier Dolan weaves this brilliant story of a passionate widowed single mom (Anne Dorval), who finds herself burdened with the full-time custody of her unpredictable 15-year-old ADHD son (Antoine-Olivier Pilon). As they struggle to make ends meet, Kyla (Suzanne ClÃ©ment), the peculiar new neighbor across the street, offers her help. Together, they strive for a new sense of balance.
Reasons to Buy
- One of the most acclaimed LGBT films at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival.
- Writer-director Xavier Dolan, at only 25, has become one of the most exciting filmmakers on the international festival scene. This is his fifth feature (and it's somewhat autobiographical).
- Mommy reunites him with his two favorite powerhouse actresses: Suzanne ClÃ©ment from Laurence Anyways and Anne Dorval, who also starred in Dolan's similar debut feature I Killed My Mother.