Mommy


Mommy
This well-decorated film is about a feisty widowed single mom who finds herself burdened with the full-time custody of her rambunctious 15-year-old ADHD son. As they try to make ends meet, a peculiar girl across the street offers her help. Together, they find a new sense of balance, and hope is regained. In French with English subtitles, on the trailer the subtitles are in American South drawl.

139 minutes.
No persons under 16 (Language, Violence, Prejudice, Drug abuse).
Drama, On the art circuit

Showtimes

I love you, mommy...
I love you, mommy...

Credits

Cast
Anne Dorval, Suzanne Clément, Antoine-Olivier Pilon, Patrick Huard, Alexandre Goyette
Director
Xavier Dolan
ScreenplayXavier Dolan
MusicNoia
CinematographyAndré Turpin
EditingXavier Dolan
Sound formatsDolby Digital
SA distributorIndependent
Made in2014
Produced byMetafilms, SODEC, Sons of Manual, Super Écran, Téléfilm Canada

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDrama
LanguageStrong impact, frequent
NudityNone
SexMild impact, infrequent
ViolenceModerate impact, infrequent
PrejudiceMild impact, infrequent
BlasphemyLow impact, infrequent
Drug abuseNone (sic)
Comments
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CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)

Suggested age limit
17 +
Positive messages
1
Positive role models
1
Violence
3
Sex
3
Language
5
Consumerism
0
Drinking, drugs, smoking
3

Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Theresa Smith quote icon Hard-hitting portrait of a dysfunctional relationship.
15
Die Burger
Paul Boekkooi quote icon'Mommy' skreeu om ons aandag.
15
Cape Times
Stephen Dalton quote iconEngrossing psychodrama.
15
Metacritic.com
34 critics
15
Rottentomatoes critics
108 critics
16
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote icon As challenging as it is rewarding, Mommy finds writer-director Xavier Dolan taking another impressive step forward.
18
Movie Review Query Engine
MRQE critics quote icon
16
CommonSenseMedia
Staff evaluation quote iconIntense tale of unstable teen full of profanity, violence.
15

What the People say

Metacritic.com users
44 users
17
Rottentomatoes users
6021 users
17
Internet
17391 Netizens quote iconAbsolutely Stunning and Powerful Masterpiece
16

Average .. 80%

16

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