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Me, Myself and Mum (2014)

Me, Myself and Mum (2014)




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A cheerful and inventive comic confessional about Guillaume Gallienne's upbringing, his relations with his mother, and his eventual embracing of his inner heterosexual after growing up as a female-identified boy whom everyone assumes is gay.
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LGM Productions


André Marcon
as Le père
Diane Kruger
as Ingeborg
Charlie Anson
as Jeremy
Reda Kateb
as Karim
Yvon Back
as Le prof d'équitation
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Critic Reviews for Me, Myself and Mum

All Critics (12) | Top Critics (1)

Every social group is reduced to the crudest cliché.

Full Review… | December 2, 2014
Time Out
Top Critic

Moving seamlessly between stage and screen enactments, Guillaume, who plays both himself and his neurotic, chain-smoking mum, concocts plenty of blackly comic moments.

Full Review… | April 26, 2016
New Zealand Herald

Funny, thoughtful and bubbling over with feeling, the feature shines brightest and rings truest when its driving force is at his best -- which, thankfully, is most of its brief running time.

Full Review… | February 12, 2015

Any self-pity is outweighed by a healthy dose of self-deprecating humour.

Full Review… | February 5, 2015
FILMINK (Australia)

Quirky, yes, but perhaps not as commercially approachable as it was in France, where screen culture is more adventurous and experimentation is welcomed

Full Review… | February 2, 2015
Urban Cinefile

Family relationships and sexuality are the main focus of this quirky, funny and revealing film whose journey culminates in a flourish of emotional ballast

Full Review… | February 2, 2015
Urban Cinefile

Audience Reviews for Me, Myself and Mum


I had known about this movie since it won big at the Cesar awards. So I was expecting it to be good, yet I wasn't sure what to expect from the story. And I did like it, Guillaume's performance was really good in his dual roles, and the story was also very touching and more complex than you would expect. Although I still have to process it more thoroughly, it was overall a good dramedy, that although maybe because of its context it became so popular in France, I still felt like it was missing something to be more than a good movie. Still I would recommend it, and Guillaume's sure demonstrates a lot of talent in front and behind the camera. ~August 19, 2016~

Hugo Guerrero
Hugo Guerrero

Gallienne is downright amazing playing two roles in this delicate autobiographical comedy - an expertly-edited film that finds a perfect balance of tone as it moves effortlessly from hilarious to touching moments without ever becoming heavy-handed.

Carlos Magalhães
Carlos Magalhães

Super Reviewer


The fresh big winner of César 2014 (winning 5 Césars- Best Film, Best Actor, Best First Film, Best Adaptated Screenplay & Best Editing, out of the 10 nominations), in addition to the triumph in local box office. The film is not as crazy as seen in the trailer, which is indeed a bitter-sweet autobiographical story/narrative. The film doesn't sound really amusing to me, although Guillaume Gallienne is undoubtedly wonderful in disguise playing the mother's role as well.


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