A look at the life of Alfred Kinsey (Neeson), a pioneer in the area of human sexuality research, whose 1948 publication "Sexual Behavior in the Human Male" was one of the first recorded works that saw science address sexual behavior.
Teenager Hubert haughtily regards his mother with contempt, and only sees her tacky sweaters and kitsch decorations. In addition to these irritating surface details, there is also his parent's cherished mechanisms of manipulation and guilt. Confused by this love/hate relationship that obsesses him more and more each day, Hubert drifts through the mysteries of adolescence - artistic discoveries, illicit experiences, the opening-up to friendship, and ostracism. The turbulent relationship between mother and son unfolds with a compelling combination of savage fury and melting affection. The stunning, semi-autobiographical directing debut of 20-year-old actor Xavier Dolan. Written by
Warsaw Film Festival
emotionally inept mother and attention seeking son like we've Never seen before
J'ai tue ma mere I Killed My Mother CATCH IT (A-) French Canadian drama about a son hating her mother is something we rarely see on screen. The complexity and pain, a 17 years old son goes through to understand his uptight serious mother is something we've never seen before. There have been many movies about loving your parents or hating your dad but there have been very few movies or shows feature a hate relationship between a son and his mother. Xavier Dolan in age 19 written, directed a beautiful complex movie which shows us a mother of a different kind. The thing is she is not a bad mother, sometimes she does feels for her son and tries everything to make him happy but sometimes she gets frustrated being a mother of young teen son. Xavier Dolan as Hubert Minal a complicated homosexual teenager is brilliant. There are many confrontations between him and Anne Dorval which will leave you speechless. Anne Dorval as evil mother in eyes of his son is absolutely amazing. There are many rare performances which make you forget that it's just a movie. Her outburst on boarding school principle on knowing that her son run away from boarding school gave me chills. She gave an award winning performance.Well I love François Arnaud, became a huge fan of him since The Borgias started. Niels Schneider has potential with his angelic presence. Suzanne Clément as Hubert's teacher is nice. Overall, J'ai tue ma mere is a great French movie about emotionally inept mother and attention seeking son. Highly recommended.
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