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Laurence Anyways (2012)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  28 June 2013 (USA)
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A drama that charts ten years in the relationship of a male-to-female transsexual's relationship with her lover.

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Michel Lafortune
Sophie Faucher ...
Andrée Belair
Magalie Lépine Blondeau ...
Charlotte (as Magalie Lépine-Blondeau)
Catherine Bégin ...
Mamy Rose
Emmanuel Schwartz ...
Baby Rose
Jacques Lavallée ...
Dada Rose
Perrette Souplex ...
Tatie Rose (as Perette Souplex)
Patricia Tulasne ...
Shookie Rose
David Savard ...
Albert
Monique Spaziani ...
Francine
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The movie highlights ten years in the life of a literature teacher named Laurence who transforms himself into a woman after years of concealing his feelings. Her tremulous relationship with her family is further complicated by revealing herself to them while she struggles to find comfort with her significant other Frédérique. Though others may not initially accept or understand Laurence in her true form, those who knew her before her transformation still know her as Laurence, anyways. Written by ~mEp

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Louis Garrel was originally set to play the title role of Laurence but dropped out. Melvil Poupaud signed on to replace him. See more »

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Laurence Alia: Our love wasn't 'safe,' but it wasn't dumb. What is it you want, Fred? What is it? A child? A house? I can give you that. I'll change.
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The best film I have ever seen
22 September 2012 | by See all my reviews

I will start with the only thing I really want to share;

"Go and see Laurence Anyways, this movie is a masterpiece"

I don't feel it is necessary to write too much about this movie. But the guidelines say I need to write at least 10 lines of text.

So I will add:

* Truly amazing acting

* Every scene is a work of art

* Emotional firework

At the end of the movie, I sat in my chair and realized; I just saw my favorite movie.


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