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55 Ratings

Walk Away Renée

Directed by Jonathan Caouette
United States, 2011
Documentary, Drama, Gay & Lesbian


Filmmaker Jonathan Caouette embarks on a road trip to move his mentally ill mother Renée across the country. As they encounter roadblocks in the present, we begin to flash back to moments from the past, giving us insight into this anything-but-ordinary mother/son relationship.

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Walk Away Renée
Directed by Jonathan Caouette

Awards & Festivals

Festival de Cannes

2011 | Queer Palm

Istanbul International Film Festival

2012 | Trip

Göteborg Film Festival

2012 | Dokumentärt

Outfest: Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Film Festival

2012 | Documentary Features

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