Xavier Dolan: Exercices de style (The Seventh Art)

A great introduction to or deconstruction of Québécois filmmaker Xavier Dolan’s work. From film site The Seventh Art,

This video essay looks at the consistencies in Xavier Dolan’s aesthetics in each of his films: I Killed My Mother, Heartbeats, Laurence Anyways, Tom at the Farm, and Mommy.

The essay was written by Christopher Heron, edited by Brian Robertson, and narrated by Canadian filmmaker Patricia Rozema.

Watch the 11-minute short on YouTube.
Read Reel Charlie’s reviews of Dolan’s films.

Hat tip to Urban Food Guy.

 

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