WHO’S IN IT?
Nathalie Baye (Strange Affair), Vincent Cassel (Black Swan), Marion Cotillard (Inception), Léa Seydoux (SPECTRE), Gaspard Ulliel (A Very Long Engagement)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Xavier Dolan (Mommy), director, writer, producer, editor; Sylvain Corbeil (Laurentia), Nancy Grant (Diego Star), Elisha Karmitz (Pirat@ge), Nathanaël Karmitz (Laurence Anyways) and Michel Merkt (Maps to the Stars), producers; Gabriel Yared (The Talented Mr. Ripley), composer; André Turpin (Incendies), cinematographer
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Louis (Ulliel), a terminally ill writer, returns home to announce his impending death to his estranged family, including his mother (Baye), his siblings (Cassel and Seydoux) and his sister-in-law (Cotillard). What follows is a number of further revelations that begin to tear the family apart even more than when they first lost contact with Louis…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Xavier Dolan’s award-winning drama brings together an eclectic group of acclaimed French actors to perform with strict emotion in this powerful tale of family and misfortune.