We’ve got an early taste of Cannes today, as a French trailer for Xavier Dolan‘s next film has arrived. The first stills were released last week for Laurence Always, which comes from the 22-year-old filmmaker behind I Killed My Mother and Heartbeats. As they both hit the May film festival, one can expect this too.
The trailer below from Cyberpress (via IONcinema) runs a lengthy three minutes and introduces us to our lead character (Melvil Poupaud), who reveals his desire to embrace transsexuality on this 30th birthday. While I don’t understand the language, the lush, intimate direction from Dolan continues here. Check it out below, as we wait for confirmation that we’ll be able to see this one in just a few months.
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