Posts tagged with canadian cinema

Interview with Monia Chokri

When you are gifted a tailor-made lead in a feature film by an exciting indie filmmaker, “you just have to do it”. This is even more so when French Canadian wunderkind Xavier Dolan is behind the lenses, fresh from his bruising debut I Killed My Mother (2009). Quebec actress Monia Chokri is in London this […]

Film Review: Heartbeats

Ever since the release of Xavier Dolan’s I Killed My Mother (2009), indie fans have embraced a new talisman.  His breakthrough film was a stunning portrayal of youthful malaise, drawing comparisons to the ultimate enfant terrible, Catcher in the Rye’s (1951) Holden Caulfield.  The French Canadian’s eagerly awaited return, Heartbeats (2010), swaps teen angst for […]

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