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Québécois actor, director and screenwriter Xavier Dolan tells C21’s Content Quebec about how he has navigated his career to date, his move from film into TV, how he balances his various roles, his influences and inspirations, and what’s in store with his new series and longer-term ambitions.

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Xavier Dolan

Xavier Dolan is a Québécois actor, director and screenwriter. He first received international acclaim in 2009 for his debut feature I Killed My Mother, which he wrote, directed, produced and starred in at the age of 19.

In 2014, Mommy, which he also wrote and directed, shared the Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival with Jean-Luc Godard’s Adieu au Langage.

Dolan has garnered many other awards, including the Ecumenical Jury Prize and the Grand Prix at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival for It’s Only the End of the World, which also won him Best director at the César Awards.

In a departure from feature film, he directed the video for Adele’s Hello, which won the Juno Award for Video of the Year, and his first English-language film, The Death and Life of John F Donovan, premiered at TIFF in September 2018.

His eighth feature film, Matthias & Maxime, premiered in the official competition at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival and he is currently working on his first TV drama, The Night Logan Woke Up.

Dolan spoke to Michael Pickard as part of C21’s Content Quebec about how he has navigated his career to date, his move from film into TV, how he balances his various roles, his influences and inspirations, and what’s in store with his new series and longer-term ambitions.

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