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Xavier Dolan to Work with Cotillard and Seydoux

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Indiewire reports that Xavier Dolan will direct Juste la fin du Monde (It’s only the end of the World) next month with Marion Cotillard, Lea Seydoux, Vince Cassel, Nathalie Baye and Gaspard Ulliel. Dolan’s statement, “I’m absolutely thrilled about ‘It’s Only The End of the World,’ especially for the work ...

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Xavier Dolan and Mommy sweep 17th annual Jutra Awards

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Xavier Dolan’s Mommy was nominated for 11 Jutra Awards, Quebec’s top film prize, and last night won 9. Mommy won nearly every major category and Pierre-Yves Cardinal won Best Supporting Actor in another Dolan film, Tom at the Farm.  Xavier Dolan is now tied with Philippe Falardeau and Denis Villeneuve as ...

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Xavier Dolan’s Magnificent Mommy Enters the Oscar Race

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Canada has chosen Xavier Dolan’s Mommy as their official submission to the foreign language Oscar competition.  With so much to despair about the lack of inspiration in filmmaking, Dolan bursts through convention by reinventing his own brand of storytelling, using pure imagination and innovation to create something unlike anything else you’ll ...

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I Killed My Mother, Too

by John Villeneuve Full disclosure. Being a highly functional, life-long sufferer of bipolarity (hence the appearance of the conjunction “too” in the title), I may be the wrong person to be reviewing Canadian director, Xavier Dolan’s semi-autobiographical debut film, J’ai tu√© ma m√®re (I Killed My Mother), a movie with ...

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Xavier Dolan sweeps Cannes Fortnight

20-year-old Xavier Dolan’s first feature, “I Killed My Mother,” has won three of the top four top prizes in the Cannes Fortnight competition. The semi-autobiographical film was awarded the Art Cinema Award, given by an international jury of independent cinema programmers, and the SACD Prize for best French-language film. Dolan ...

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