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Mommy

Mommy 550“Tremendous … one of the most vibrant, intoxicating, illuminating films of this or any Cannes … we can still feel it thrumming through our veins.” ­–Playlist

In the fifth feature from the wunderkind Xavier Dolan, a feisty widowed single mom finds herself burdened with the full-time custody of her unpredictable 15-year-old ADHD son. As they struggle to make ends meet, Kyla, the peculiar new neighbor across the street, offers her help. Together, they find a new sense of balance, and hope is regained. Winner, Grand Jury Prize, Cannes Film Festival. (Canada, 2014, 139m, Roadside Attractions)

Starts April 17