Matthias & Maxime: Xavier Dolan’s Latest Title Releasing on MUBI This August

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Matthias & Maxime: Xavier Dolan's Latest Title Releasing on MUBI This August

Matthias & Maxime: Xavier Dolan’s Latest Title Releasing on MUBI This August

The global curated streaming service MUBI has announced it will exclusively release the hotly anticipated new film from multi-prize-winning filmmaker Xavier Dolan, Matthias & Maxime, on August 28, 2020, across the US, UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Latin America (excluding Mexico), and India.

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Matthias & Maxime is the latest feature from writer-director Dolan (Laurence Anyways, Tom at the Farm, Mommy), the Canadian wunderkind whose directorial debut I Killed My Mother premiered at Cannes when the actor/director was just 20.

Receiving its premiere in Competition at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival, Matthias & Maxime is a quietly understated coming-of-age story as two long-time friends grapple with their sexualities.

Two childhood best friends are asked to share a kiss for the purposes of a student short film. Soon, a lingering doubt sets in, confronting both of them with their preferences, threatening the brotherhood of their social circle, and, eventually, changing their lives.

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The film stars Gabriel D’Almeida Freitas (Hubert et Fanny) and Harris Dickinson (Beach Rats) as well as Dolan’s regular collaborator Anne Dorval (Mommy, 14 Days, 12 Nights), Pier-Luc Funk (Flashwood), and Dolan himself.