The film, directed by Canadian filmmaker Xavier Dolan and
based on the French play "Juste la fin du monde," features love
and communication as major themes as it follows a terminally ill
writer who returns home to tell his family he is dying.
"The solitude in our society is a real problem and the fact that
we don't know how to communicate our feelings is obviously
something that is very interesting," Cotillard told Reuters on
the red carpet.
"We're like people who just run into each other without
noticing, so obviously it causes a lack of communication and
even within a family," she added.
The film, which also stars Lea Seydoux, Vincent Cassel and
Gaspard Ulliel, won the Grand Prix at this year's Cannes Film
Festival and is Canada's official entry for the Oscars.
It debuted in France and Quebec last month but is yet to garner
theatrical distribution in the United States.
(Reporting by Reuters TV in London; Writing by Piya Sinha-Roy in
Los Angeles; editing by Grant McCool)
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