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Haunting and heartbreaking, director Jean-Marc Vallée's romantic drama is an electrifying multilayered experience. The struggle faced by a mother of a boy with Down's syndrome in 1969 Paris (a remarkable performance from Vanessa Paradis) is interwoven with the globetrotting life of a present-day Montreal DJ (singer/songwriter Kevin Parent) whose ex-wife just can't let go of her soulmate. Both intriguing stories eventually connect with a shattering genre-bending assurance that asks big questions about the power of love, parenting skills and the paranormal. Just like Vallée's breakthrough hit
, music is a vital element to the mix, with Matthew Herbert's title track and selections from Sigur Rós, the Cure and Pink Floyd fitting perfectly with Vallée's images. Bold and uncompromising, passionate and profound, this is an intoxicating triumph that bristles with sly innovation.
Premiere. In 1969, a single mother raises a son with Down's syndrome. When she is told he is unlikely to live past 25, she resolves to make his short life as happy as possible. In 2011, a famous DJ's happy family life is threatened by his troubled ex-wife. Gradually, a connection between the two stories emerges. Drama, with Vanessa Paradis and Kevin Parent. In French.
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Evelyne de la Chenelière
Swearing, sex scenes, drug abuse, nudity.
11 May 2012
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