I KILLED MY MOTHER

J'AI TUE MA MERE

By Xavier DOLAN

REZO FILMS - as SALES All rights, World / DISTR

Drama - Completed 2009


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Directors' Fortnight 2009
Directors' Fortnight
    • Year of production
    • 2009
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • CANADA
    • Languages
    • FRENCH-CANADIAN
    • Duration
    • 100 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Xavier DOLAN
    • Writer(s)
    • Xavier DOLAN
    • Producer(s)
    • Xavier DOLAN, Daniel MORIN (Boréal Films), Carole MONDELLO (Mifilifilms Inc.)
    • Synopsis
    • Hubert Minel doesn’t love his mother. The 17-years-old haughtily regards her with contempt, and only sees her tacky sweaters, kitsch decorations and the breadcrumbs that get stuck on the corner of her lips when she munches. In addition to these irritating surface details, there is also his parents' cherished mechanisms of manipulation and guilt. Confused by this love/hate relationship that obsesses him more and more each day, Hubert drifts through the mysteries of an adolescence both marginal and typical – artistic discoveries, illicit experiences, the opening-up to friendship, sex and ostracism.
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