Matthias & Maxime

Matthias & Maxime

Matthias & Maxime

The relationship between two childhood best friends changes after they kiss in a short film in this French-Canadian drama co-starring and directed by Xavier Dolan. Nominated for the Queer Palm and the Palme d'Or at Cannes.

2019119 minsCanadaFrench and English with English subtitles
DramaWorld Cinema

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Matthias & Maxime | Reviews

The Times

The Times

Dolan may not have made his masterpiece yet, but this is more than fine for now.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

There is such tenderness and gentleness in this film.

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Little White Lies

Little White Lies

Reflects the agony and the ecstasy of being young and reckless with such eloquence, and reminds us that Dolan at his best is a sublimely talented artist.

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Screen Daily

Screen Daily

Dolan's film is so awash in the chaos of these men that it fails to provide a little focus to their blurry lives.

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Daily Telegraph

Daily Telegraph

Dolan's most conventional and accessible work to date.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Dolan... returns to his native Quebec for Matthias & Maxime, a dramedy of repressed homosexual desire. If only it were a return to form.

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Variety

Variety

Dolan has an eye and ear for the ambiguous desires and jealousies powering many male relationships that will never culminate in a kiss.

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