Metascore
73

Generally favorable reviews - based on 19 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 18 out of 19
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 19
  3. Negative: 1 out of 19
  1. Reviewed by: Peter Bradshaw
    Apr 15, 2013
    20
    It goes on for ever without getting properly started: an epic of depthless self-indulgence.
User Score
7.4

Generally favorable reviews- based on 14 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 2
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 2
  3. Negative: 0 out of 2
  1. Jun 10, 2014
    8
    It is Canadian prodigy Xavier Dolan’s third feature, after I KILLED MY MOTHER (2009, 7/10) and HEARTBEATS (2010, 5/10), the first one he doesn’t hog a leading role for himself. LAURENCE ANYWAYS chronicles a 10 year up-and-down relationship between Laurence Alia (Poupaud), a man with GID (Gender Identity Disorder) and determines to dress up like a woman, and his girlfriend Fred Belair (Clément) from 1989 to the looming millennium.
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  2. Mar 31, 2014
    8
    The story reveals it to be an epic romantic in its run time, and the performances are ballsy as well as being very vulnerable, ending in the only way it possibly could. A very emotionally fulfilling film. Full Review »