Mommy


Xavier Dolan — 2014


Fiction / 135 min / 35mm / 1:1 / colour


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A feisty widowed single mom finds herself burdened with the full-time custody of her explosive 15-year-old ADHD son. As they try to make ends meet and struggle with their unpredictable ménage, the peculiar, new girl across the street, Kyla, benevolently offers her help.Together, they find a new sense of balance, and hope is regained.

Diane (Die) O'Connor Després : Anne Dorval
Steve O'Connor Després : Antoine-Olivier Pilon
Kyla : Suzanne Clément
Patrick : Alexandre Goyette
Paul Béliveau : Patrick Huard

Written and directed by : Xavier Dolan
Produced by : Nancy Grant, Xavier Dolan
Associate producers : Sylvain Corbeil, Lyse Lafontaine
Cinematography : André Turpin
Art direction : Colombe Raby
Costumes : Xavier Dolan
Make up departement : Maïna Militza
Hair stylists : Michelle Côté, Colette Martel
Editing : Xavier Dolan
Sound : François Grenon

Prizes
Billet d'Or Cineplex, Canada, 2015
Jutra Award for Best Film, 17th Jutra, Canada, 2015
Jutra Award for Best Director - Xavier Dolan, 17e prix Jutra, Canada, 2015
Jutra Award for Best Actress - Anne Dorval, 17e prix Jutra, Canada, 2015
Jutra Award for Best Actor - Antoine Olivier Pilon, 17e prix Jutra, Canada, 2015
Jutra Award for Best Supporting Actress - Suzanne Clément, 17e prix Jutra, Canada, 2015
Jutra Award for Best Screenplay - Xavier Dolan, 17e prix Jutra, Canada, 2015
Jutra Award for Best Cinematography - André Turpin, 17e prix Jutra, Canada, 2015
Jutra Award for Best Editing - Xavier Dolan, 17e prix Jutra, Canada, 2015
Jutra Award for the Most successful film outside Quebec, 17e prix Jutra, Canada, 2015
Guichet d'or, Canada, 2015
Best Make-up - Maïna Militza, Canadian Screen Awards, Canada 2015
Best Editing - Xavier Dolan, Canadian Screen Awards, Canada 2015
Best Cinematography - André Turpin, Canadian Screen Awards, Canada 2015
Best Supporting Actress - Suzanne Clément, Canadian Screen Awards, Canada 2015
Best Actress - Anne Dorval, Canadian Screen Awards, Canada 2015
Best Actor - Antoine Olivier Pilon, Canadian Screen Awards, Canada 2015
Best Original Screenplay, Canadian Screen Awards, Canada 2015
Best Director, Canadian Screen Awards, Canada, 2015
Best Motion Picture, Canadian Screen Awards, Canada, 2015
Breakthrough Performance pour Antoine Olivier Pilon, Satellite Awards, USA, 2014
GALECA : Dorian Award - Foreign Language Film of the Year, USA, 2014
Best North American Independant Film, 18th Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, Estonia, 2014
Bronze Frog, 23rd Camerimage Film Festival - Main competition, Poland, 2014
Bayard d'Or for the Best Cinematography pour André Turpin, 28e Festival International du Film Francophone de Namur, France, 2014
Bayard d'Or de la Meilleure actrice pour Anne Dorval et Suzanne Clément, 28e Festival International du Film Francophone de Namur, France, 2014
Bayard d'Or du Meilleur acteur pour Antoine Olivier Pilon, 28e Festival International du Film Francophone de Namur, France, 2014
Fipresci Prize, 11st Miskolc International Film Festival, Hungary, 2014
Palme d'Or, Cannes ICS Awards, France, 2014
César du meilleur film étranger, France, 2014
PRIX DU JURY, 67e Festival de Cannes, France, 2014

Festivals
18th Shanghai International Film Festival, China,2015
14th Cyprus Film Days, Cyprus, 2015
5th Beijing International Film Festival, China, 2015
4th Panama International Film Festival, Panama, 2015
15th Campbell River Festival of Films, Canada, 2015
19th IFFK Regional Film Festival, Kottayam, India, 2015
21st Vilnius International FIlm Festival, Lithuania, 2015
21st Vernon Film Festival, Canada, 2015
16th Kingston Canadian Film Festival, Canada, 2015
10th Available Light Film Festival, Whitehorse, Canada, 2015
14th Powell River Film Festival, Canada, 2015
5th Frankofon Filmnapok, Hungria, 2015
19th Internation Film Festival of Kerala - Nilambur edition, India, 2015
8th Glasgow Film Festival, Glasgow, Scotland, 2015
25th Palm Springs International Film Festival, Palm Springs, USA, 2015
19th International Film Festival of Kerala, India, 2014
11th Dubai Film Festival, United Arab Emirates, 2014
6th International Queer Film Festival Merlinka, Serbia, 2014
54th Festival de Cine de Cartagena, Carthagène des Indes, Colombia, 2014
36th International Festival of the New Latin American Cinema, Cuba, 2014
22nd Camerimage Film Festival, Pologne, 2014
25th Carthage Film Festival, Tunisia, 2014
29th Mar del Plata International Film Festival, Argentina, 2014
45th International Film Festival of India, India, 2014
18th Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, Estonia, 2014
20th Cinemania French Film Festival, Bulgaria, 2014
8th Lisbon & Estoril Film Festival, Portugal, 2014
3rd Los Cabos International Film Festival, Mexico, 2014
25th Ljubljana Film Festival, Slovenia, 2014
20th Kolkata International Film Festival, India, 2014
51st Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival, Taiwan, 2014
25th Stockholm International Film Festival, Sweden, 2014
9th Quezon City International Film Festival, Philippines, 2014
43rd AFI Festival, USA, 2014
10th Windsor International Film Festival, Windsor, Canada, 2014
9th Leiden International Film Festival, Leyde, Pays-Pas, 2014
27th Virginia Film Festival, États-Unis, 2014
10th Santiago International Film Festival, Chile, 2014
23rd Philadelphia International Film Festival, USA, 2014
51st Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival, Turkey, 2014
12th World Film Festival of Bangkok, Thailand, 2014
16th Mumbai Film Festival, India, 2014
28e Festival International du Film Francophone de Namur, France, 2014
27th Edmonton International Film Festival, Edmonton, Canada, 2014
58th BFI London Film Festival, United Kingdom, 2014
19th Busan International Film Festival, Corée du Sud, 2014
37th Mill Valley Film Festival, USA, 2014
23e Cinemental, Winnipeg, Canada, 2014
16th Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival, Brésil, 2014
23th Filmfest Hamburg, Allemagne, 2014
15th Bergen International Film Festival, Norvège, 2014
62th San Sebastian Film festival, Espagne, 2014
11st Miskolc International Film Festival, Hongrie, 2014
35th Manaki Brothers International Cinematographer's Film Festival, Macedonia, 2014
15th Calgary International Film Festival, Calgary, Canada, 2014
26th Sudbury International Film Festival, Sudbury, Canada, 2014
14th Atlantic Film Festival, Canada 2014
33rd Vancouver International Film Festival, Vancouver, Canada, 2014
38th Toronto International Film Festival, Ontario, Canada, 2014
41th Telluride Film Festival, Colorado, USA, 2014
7e Festival du film francophone, Angoulême, 2014
63th Melbourne International Film Festival, Australie, 2014
49e Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, Karlovy Vary, République Tchèque, 2014
61th Sydney Film Festival, Sydney, Australia, 2014
67e Festival de Cannes, Sélection officielle, Compétition, France, 2014

Distribution Canada
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International Sales
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Photos credit : Shayne Laverdière