It’s Only the End of the World

Run Times:
95 min
French (w. English Subtitles)
Nathalie Baye, Marion Cotillard, Vincent Cassel, Léa Seydoux, Gaspard Ulliel
Xavier Dolan
Xavier Dolan
Plot Summary

After 12 years of absence, a writer goes back to his hometown, planning on announcing his upcoming death to his family. As resentment soon rewrites the course of the afternoon, fits and feuds unfold, fuelled by loneliness and doubt, while all attempts of empathy are sabotaged by people’s incapacity to listen, and love.

Festival and Awards

Cannes Film Festival, France, May 2016
*Winner – Grand Prix
*Winner – Ecumenical Jury Prize
Sydney Film Festival, Australia, June 2016
Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, Czech Republic, July 2016
Toronto International Film Festival, Canada, September 2016
Jameson CineFest Miskolc International Film Festival, Hungary, September 2016
International Film Festival Film by the Sea, Netherlands, September 2016
Sakhalin International Film Festival “Edge of the World,” Russia, September 2016
International Film Festival Cinematik, Slovakia, September 2016
Atlantic Film Festival, Canada, September 2016
Calgary Film Festival, Canada, September 2016
Filmfest Hamburg, Germany, September 2016
*Winner – Art Cinema Award
Busan International Film Festival, South Korea, October 2016
Filmekimi, Turkey, October 2016
London Film Festival, UK, October 2016
Warsaw Film Festival, Poland, October 2016
International Film Festival Tofifest, Poland, October 2016
Les films de Cannes a Bucarest, Romania, October 2016
Riga International Film Festival, Latvia, October 2016
French Film Festival, Portugal, October 2016
AFI Fest, USA, November 2016
CineDays Film Festival, Macedonia, November 2016
Kolkata International Film Festival, India, November 2016
Black Nights Film Festival, Estonia, November 2016
Cinema One Originals, Philippines, November 2016
International Film Festival of India (Goa), India, November 2016
International Film Festival of Kerala, India, December 2016
Palm Springs International Film Festival, USA, January 2017
Pune International Film Festival, India, January 2017
Bengaluru International Film Festival, India, February 2017
Portland Film Festival, USA, February 2017