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Tom à la ferme (Tom at the Farm)

Canada/ France, 2013, 102 min

Language: French with English & Russian subtitles

DIRECTOR: Xavier Dolan

Following the untimely death of his boyfriend, a young advertising copywriter named Tom travels to the sparse countryside of Quebec for the funeral. Upon arriving at the family home of his late partner, Tom is greeted with unexpected apprehension by the deceaseds grieving mother, and downright hostility by older brother, Francis. Slowly realising that the romantic nature of their relationship had been kept a secret, Tom finds himself involved in a dangerous game of deception, governed by the unpredictable and volatile Francis, who appears to be hiding a few dark secrets of his own.

Awards:

2013  International Federation of Film Critics, Venice Film Festival