Christophe Honoré

France 110 min. min


Based in the novel by Georges Bataille. 17 year-old Pierre vows blind love to his mother, who isn’t ready to handle what her sons projects onto her. Refusing to be loved for something she isn’t, she decides to break all mystery and reveal her true nature, a woman for whom immorality has become an addiction. Pierre is going to ask her to initiate him into debauchery and go all the way in this more and more dangerous game…


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Christophe Honoré

(Bretagne, 1970) He is a novelist, playwright and filmmaker. His 2006 film Dans Paris has led him to be considered by French critics as the heir to the Nouvelle Vague Cinema. Les chansons d’amour was one of the films selected to be in competition at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival.

Filmography: Vivir deprisa, amar despacio (2018), Les malheurs de Sophie (2016), Métamorphoses (2014), Les bien-aimés (2011, D’A 2012), Homme au bain (2010), Non ma fille, tu n'iras pas danser (2009), La belle personne (2008), Les chansons d'amour (2007), Dans Paris (2006), Mi madre (2004), 17 fois Cécile Cassard (2002), Nous deux (curt, 2001)

Christophe Honoré

Film information

Int. title: Ma mère (My Mother)
Address: Christophe Honoré
Script: Christophe Honoré
Contact: The Bureau
With: Isabelle Huppert, Louis Garrel, Emma de Caunes, Joana Preiss
Country: France
Year: 2003
Format: 35 mm
Length: 110 min. min
Language: French
Subtitles: English, Catalan
Edition: 2019