Mommy

Director Xavier Dolan, Canada, 2014

Diane retrieves her explosive teenage son Steve who has for some time been housed in a juvenile home. When Steve’s unpredictable swings between affectionate bickering and violent rage become overpowering, both of them find support in a withdrawn neighbor woman, and find in her an unexpected friendship. The film is set in an imaginary future while remaining highly topical for our society now in 2015.