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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Melvil Poupaud
Suzanne Clément
Nathalie Baye
Directors
Xavier Dolan
Screenwriters
Xavier Dolan
Running Time
168 minutes

Laurence Anyways
Classy Canadian drama


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Laurence Anyways

Plot
Laurence Alia (Poupaud) is an English professor with a steady job and a solid relationship with girlfriend Fred (Clement). Life seems settled until the day when he tells his nearest and dearest his plans to switch genders.


Verdict
It's hard to imagine that the prodigiously gifted Dolan is still in his early twenties. This is another work of marvellous maturity and assurance.


Reviewed by David Hughes

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