‘Mommy’ delivers an emotionally raw portrait (Our grade: A-)

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Anne Dorval plays a widowed single mom who tries to cope with her 15-year-old son Steve (Antoine Olivier Pilon), who has ADHD, in "Mommy." (Roadside Attractions)
Anne Dorval plays a widowed single mom who tries to cope with her 15-year-old son Steve (Antoine Olivier Pilon), who has ADHD, in "Mommy." (Roadside Attractions)

Anne Dorval plays a widowed single mom who tries to cope with her 15-year-old son Steve (Antoine Olivier Pilon), who has ADHD, in “Mommy.” (Roadside Attractions)

Many U.S. moviegoers are probably unfamiliar with the three French-Canadians who star in “Mommy,” the new movie from wunderkind director Xavier Dolan. If you care about cinema, you should get to know them, because Anne Dorval, Antoine Olivier Pilon and Suzanne Clément give scary-good performances.

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