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Matthias & Maxime


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 men with their preferences, threatening the brotherhood of their social circle, and, eventually, changing their lives.


Technical Specifications

  • Director
    Xavier Dolan
    Xavier Dolan
    Gabriel D’Almeida Freitas
    Xavier Dolan
    Pier-Luc Funk
    Anne Dorval
    Nancy GRANT
    Xavier DOLAN
Matthias & Maxime
  • Original title

    Matthias & Maxime

  • Category / production


  • Year


  • Duration

    119 min.

  • Language(s)

    French with English subtitles

  • Proudly representing

    Seville International

Awards and distinctions

Cannes Film Festival, France 2019
New Horizons Film Festival, Poland 2019
Melbourne International Film Festival, Australia 2019
Bergen International Film Festival, Norway 2019
Filmfest Hamburg, Germany 2019
BFI London Film Festival, UK 2019
Brisbane International Film Festival, Australia 2019
Busan International Film Festival, South Korea 2019
Film Festival Colonge, Germany 2019
QFFM | Queer Film Festival Munich, Germany 2019
MIX COPENHAGEN - LGBTQ+ film festival, Denmark 2019
Love Queer Cinema Week, China 2019
Stockholm International Film Festival, Sweden 2019
Cinema One Originals Film Festival, Philippines 2019
Mix Brasil Festival of Diversity, Brazil 2019
Irish Film Institute ​French Film Festival, UK 2019
Heimspiel Film Festival, Germany 2019
Gijón International Film Festival, Spain 2019
Hong Kong French Film Festival, Hong Kong 2019
International Film Festival of India, India 2019
Singapore International Film Festival, Singapore 2019
Festival de Cannes Film Week, Argentina 2019
Mobile Kino (Berlin), Germany 2019
International Film Festival of Kerala, India 2019
Festival do Rio, Brazil 2019
Tromsø International Film Festival, Norway 2020
French Film Days here in Bíó Paradís, Iceland 2020
Francophone Film Days, Hungary 2020
New Orleans Film Society’s French Film Festival, USA 2020