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Laurence Anyways (2012)

Not Rated | | 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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Susan Almgren ...
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Michel Lafortune
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Andrée Belair
Magalie Lépine Blondeau ...
Charlotte (as Magalie Lépine-Blondeau)
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Baby Rose
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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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Final theatrical film of actress Catherine Bégin, who passed away a year after its release. See more »

Quotes

Julienne Alia: You changed your sex. I changed my address.
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References Fanny and Alexander (1982) See more »

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Enjoy the Silence
Written by Martin Gore
Performed by Depeche Mode (as Dépêche Mode)
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23 September 2015 | by (Japan) – See all my reviews

This is one of the most impressed movies that I've ever seen. This movie is about a couple, Laurence and Fred, who love each other and have been together for long time. One day, Laurence opens his heart to her that he wants to be woman. Fred confuses and thinks about their future. Then, Fred decides she becomes Laurence's best friend and she teaches him how to make up, but they are troubled by prejudices of the society. Also, the mood of this movie and camera-work are fresh. Many colors are used and music invites us into story, so we can't be bored in spite of complex story. The director of this movie, Xavier Dolan, became my favorite one after I watched this movie, and this is the most favorite one of his movies. Therefore, I want everyone to see this. I recommend very much, but you will be tired a little because you are dragged very much.


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