LAURENCE ANYWAYS

Xavier Dolan

Canada, France 159 min Fiction

Synopsis

In the 90s, Laurence tells his girlfriend Fred that he wants to become a woman. 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. For 10 years, they try to live through this transition, and embark on an epic journey which, unbeknownst to them, may cost Fred and Laurence their love.

Director

Xavier Dolan

Montreal, 1989. Xavier Dolan 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. 

Filmography: Laurence Anyways (2012), Les amours imaginaires (2010), J'ai tué ma mère (2009)

Xavier Dolan

Film information

Int. title: Laurence Anyways
Director: Xavier Dolan
Script: Xavier Dolan
Contact: Avalon
With: Melvil Poupaud, Suzanne Clément, Nathalie Baye
Country: Canada, France
Year: 2012
Format: 35 mm
Length: 159 min
Language: French
Subtitles: Spanish
Edition: 2013