Sixteen-year old Junie changes high school mid-year, following the death of her mother. She finds herself in the same class as her cousin Mathias, who introduces her to his friends. All the... See full summary »
Adèle's life is changed when she meets Emma, a young woman with blue hair, who will allow her to discover desire and to assert herself as a woman and as an adult. In front of others, Adèle grows, seeks herself, loses herself, and ultimately finds herself through love and loss.
In a story interspersed with interview tales of romantic pitfalls, friendship turns to romantic rivalry for gay man Francis and straight woman Marie when a veritable Adonis named Nicolas enters their lives. Sexual tensions mount as Francis and Marie await Nicolas' show of preference. Written by
The movie is inspired (to some extent) by Woody Allen 's Husbands and Wives (1992). See more »
When Nicolas and Marie by accident run into Francis at the Vietnamese restaurant, Francis introduces Nicolas to his friend Antony. However, in the first scene of the movie you can see that Nicolas already has met Antony as they all sit at the same dinner table. There is nothing to say that either Francis didn't realize they knew each other, or that Nicolas and Antony were merely playing dumb and avoiding an awkward situation. See more »
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But, of course, I fall for that arrogant prick Jean-Marc who takes forever to answer my emails.
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This new lavish love story by Xavier Dolan is a movie i've been looking forward to for some time now, mostly because I love I Killed My Mother.
I could label it as hyper-stylized, but it was one of the most marvellously shot films and one film that I will certainly not forget. Heartbeats (USA title) is an original piece of cinema that I'm utterly in love with.
Heartbeats shows us a rather unique love story about two friends, a guy (Xavier Dolan) and a girl (Monia Chokri), who both fall in love with the same guy, both attempting to woo him, but to almost no avail.
I'm in love with this film as much as one can possible be, simply because I love Xavier's style and use of music (Dalida's "Bang, Bang" is amazing) as well as his very modern characters and the superb actors who incarnate them. It's essentially a fairly simple and amusing love story wrapped in a much more visually stimulating package and it is entertaining to watch Criticsism: The main problem is that the story doesn't have much depth and it doesn't really break norm. Dolan uses slow-motion and powerful songs (again "Bang, Bang" to extended scenes and moments, but it causes the story drag on a bit more than it should.
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