Gay Director Xavier Dolan Reacts to Winning Jury Prize at Cannes: VIDEO


25-year-old gay director Xavier Dolan was awared the Jury Prize at Cannes for his fifth effort, the film Mommy. Dolan shared the prize with 83-year-old director Jean-Luc Godard, who was also honored, for his film Goodbye to Language.

We've written about Dolan's film Tom at the Farm when it screened at the Toronto International Film Festival last year. Dolan also directed a controversial video for the French band Indochine which depicted the crucifixion and graphic shooting of a bullied student at a Catholic school. You can see that here.

Dolan spoke with Euronews immediately following the Cannes ceremony.

Watch Dolan's interview and clips of the film, AFTER THE JUMP...