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Matthias & Maxime (2019)

Matthias et Maxime (original title)
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A drama focusing on a group of friends in their late 20s.

Director:

Xavier Dolan

Writer:

Xavier Dolan
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1 win & 9 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gabriel D'Almeida Freitas ... Matthias
Xavier Dolan ... Maxime
Pier-Luc Funk ... Rivette
Samuel Gauthier Samuel Gauthier ... Frank
Antoine Pilon ... Brass
Adib Alkhalidey ... Shariff
Micheline Bernard ... Francine
Anne Dorval ... Manon
Marilyn Castonguay ... Sarah
Catherine Brunet ... Lisa
Harris Dickinson ... McAfee
Camille Felton ... Érika
Anne-Marie Cadieux ... Martine
Monique Spaziani ... Colette
Jacques Lavallée ... Me Courtemanche
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Storyline

Two childhood best friends are asked to share a kiss for the purposes of a student short film. Soon, a lingering doubt sets in, confronting both men with their preferences, threatening the brotherhood of their social circle, and, eventually, changing their lives. Written by Bernardo74

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gay character | friendship | See All (2) »

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Drama

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During the game of charades, someone mentions Jon Snow from Game of Thrones. Xavier Dolan's previous film, The Life and Death of John F. Donovan, starred Kit Harrington, who played Jon Snow. See more »

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La Solitude
Performed by Jean-Michel Blais
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Good French-Canadian Film
10 June 2019 | by socratesadamoSee all my reviews

What struck my most about this film was that, just twenty minutes in, I got the feeling that I was watching a totally new kind of film. It's different from anything else. You don't notice it at first though. It follows the same sorts of conventions as other films, but at a certain moment I realized it had a completely unique tone to it which I personally had never seen before.

I don't know if it was deliberate. I don't know if it's something that's existed in other films, but it's certainly something I don't recall having ever seen myself. It almost feels like what some would call realism, but it's not. And since it's not quite that, it ends up being something completely different. It's subtle at first, but it never lets up. The wonderful camerawork only adds to it. Recommend.


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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

Canada | France

Language:

French | English

Release Date:

28 August 2020 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Matthias and Maxime See more »

Filming Locations:

Montréal, Québec, Canada

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$64,988, 13 October 2019

Gross USA:

$374,739

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,863,999
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Color

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1.85 : 1
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