Tom at the Farm

 

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Tom à la ferme

 

Showing: Friday 20th March 2015 at 7:30 pm

Released: 2nd September 2013 (Venice)

4th April 2014 (UK)

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Flag of CanadaFranceCertificate 15Canada/France – 101 mins – Drama/Thriller

 

 

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Director: Xavier Dolan

Stars: Xavier Dolan, Pierre-Yves Cardinal, Lise Roy, Évelyne Brochu, Manuel Tadros, and Anne Caron

The new award-winning thriller from Quebecois actor director Xavier Dolan follows Tom a young ad executive who travels to the country for a funeral and discovers that no one there knows his name or his relationship with the deceased. In order to protect the family’s name and grieving mother, Tom now has to play the peacekeeper in a household whose obscure past bodes even greater darkness for this trip to the farm.

 

FILM FESTIVALS

Canadian Screen Awards, CA (Nominated – Best Motion Picture 2014), Genie Awards (8 nominations – Best Motion Picture, Achievement in Direction, Achievement in Music – Original Score, Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role, Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role, Achievement in Overall Sound, Achievement in Sound Editing, Adapted Screenplay 2014), International Cinephile Society Awards (Won – Best Picture Not Released in 2013 2014), Istanbul International Film Festival (Won – People’s Choice Award for International Competition 2014), Jutra Awards (Nominated – Best International Motion Picture 2014), London Film Festival (Nominated – Best Film 2013), Montréal Festival of New Cinema (Nominated – Louve d’Or 2013), Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (Nominated – Best North American Independent Film 2013), Vancouver Film Critics Circle (Won – Best Supporting Actress in a Canadian Film 2014), Venice Film Festival (Won – FIPRESCI Prize 2013)(Nominated – Golden Lion 2013), World Soundtrack Awards (Nominated – Film Composer of the Year 2014)

 

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