Film Forge, 82mins
DCP 2K, 1:21:24
Slamdance Film Festival, Guadalajara IFF - Premio Maguey Competition, Torino LGBT Film Festival, Mix Milano Film Festival
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Matthew is a young Canadian new to Berlin. He’s come to make a fresh start, but he feels the isolation of living in a strange, new city. When he meets Matthias, he is entranced. Beautiful and charismatic, Matthias is everything Matthew wants to be. Soon Matthew’s interest escalates, becoming an obsession. He begins to transform himself to embody the object of his desire, cutting his hair, getting new clothes. When Matthias gets into a motorcycle accident, the opportunity is too perfect. Matthew is Matthias. In a coma in the hospital, Matthias’ waking life, dreams and memories blur. Where the real ends, the artificial begins.
Producer - Karen Harnisch
Co-Producer - (Line Prod) Emma Rebecka Borg, (Exec Prod) Jere B. Ford
Featuring - Nicolas Maxim Endlicher, Antoine Lahaie
Cinematographer - Ann Tipper
Drew Lint is a Canadian filmmaker. He grew up in Sweets Corners, a dot on the map in rural Southwestern Ontario, and obtained a BFA in Film from Ryerson University's School of Image Arts in Toronto. His work often incorporates elements from genre films that are reworked to suit his needs, creating contemporary, queer worlds.
His first feature film, M/M, world premiered at the 2018 Slamdance Film Festival in Park City, Utah and will screen in competition at Guadalajara International Film Festival in the Premio Maguay section. Drew currently lives and works in Berlin, Germany.