Xavier Dolan (born March 20, 1989), sometimes credited as Xavier Dolan-Tadros, is a Canadian actor and filmmaker. Formerly a child actor in films such as J’en suis!, Le marchand de sable and La forteresse suspendue and television series such as Omertà, La loi du silence, he attracted international attention when his first film as a director and screenwriter, J’ai tué ma mère, won three awards from the Director’s Fortnight program at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival.
After J’ai tué ma mère he directed his second feature film Les amours imaginaires (Heartbeats), which was financed privately. It follows the infatuation of two friends with the same mysterious young man. Inevitably, their friendship suffers. It premiered in the Un Certain Regard category at the 63e Festival de Cannes in May 2010, to standing ovation.
Dolan says that he is planning his third film called Laurence any ways, about a transsexual… read more
I'm bewildered as to why so many cannot see through his awfully smug, sulky veneer. On blogging platforms like Tumblr, his oeuvre is romanticised to an obnoxious, self-important amount whereby anyone who has seen his work is therefore knowledgable about cinema in some moronic pseudo-intellect. The truth of the matter is that he doesn't make films about pretentious people, but pretentious films about pretentious people with pretentious scripts, dull slow-motion cinematography and an unfortunately large following of young people who seemingly believe that he is worth their time. I'd go as far as to say that I couldn't date someone who is a fan of this guy. I wouldn't be able to take them seriously.
'Tom à la ferme' ? http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2427892/?ref_=sr_1 add it up MUBI people!