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26 days to watch
3.9
2,023 Ratings

Laurence Anyways

Directed by Xavier Dolan
Canada, 2012
Drama, Romance
  • French
  • English

Synopsis

In the 90s, Laurence tells his girlfriend that he wants to become a woman. Over ten years, in spite of the odds, in spite of each other, they confront the prejudices of their friends, ignore the council of their families, and brave the phobias of the society they offend.

Our take

A vibrant and baroque melodrama circling relationships, gender and love. Xavier Dolan, Canada’s resident enfant terrible, with his third film and its unyielding commitment to its central characters’ transition and plight, made perhaps his most accomplished and thematically rich film yet.

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Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

2012 | 2 wins including: Queer Palm

Toronto International Film Festival

2012 | Winner: Best Canadian Feature Film

BFI London Film Festival

2012

César Awards

2013 | Nominee: Best Foreign Film

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