LAURENCE ANYWAYS

A film by Xavier Dolan

Cast : Nathalie Baye, Melvil Poupaud, Suzanne Clément, Monia Chokri

2012 / Canada, France / original title : LAURENCE ANYWAYS / 159’ / Color / status : completed / Quebec French / long feature-film / French catalog

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.

Press

“Stunningly gorgeous.”

Variety

“Brillant, moderne, bouleversant.”

Le Nouvel Observateur