*Tom at the Farm*. 2013. Canada/France. Directed by Xavier Dolan. © Clara Palardy, courtesy MK2

Tom à la ferme (Tom at the Farm). 2013. Canada/France. Directed by Xavier Dolan. In French; English subtitles. 95 min.

Screenplay by Michel Marc Bouchard, Dolan, based on Bouchard’s play. Director Dolan, the young Canadian phenomenon behind I Killed My Mother, stars as the title character, a Montreal copywriter who travels to a remote farming community in Northern Quebec to attend the funeral of his lover. When he finds that his companion’s brutish older brother, Francis (Pierre-Yves Cardinal), has kept his sibling’s sexuality a secret from their fragile mother, Tom is initially appalled but is gradually drawn into Francis’s sadomasochistic games.

  1. Friday, June 20, 2014,
    8:00 p.m.

    T1, Theater 1
  2. Thursday, June 5, 2014,
    7:00 p.m.

    New York Premiere. Introduced by Marin Karmitz and Xavier Dolan
    T1, Theater 1
This film accompanies Carte Blanche: MK2.