When Mathieu was little, his name was Martin and he lived in Los Angeles. Martin grew up and lives in Paris. When he loses his mother back in California, Martin must return to the city of his childhood to deal with the formalities surrounding his inheritance. Unable to face up to his mom‟s death, Martin takes off to Tijuana on the trail of Lola, a Mexican woman he used to know, and who held a special place in his mother‟s life. To make his own peace, Martin must delve into his past. Stars Salma Hayek and Géraldine Chaplin. [Synopsis courtesy of TIFF]
Garland’s latest conversation piece is also his most beguiling, and audiences might not be ready for it. The director tells IndieWire why he “can’t prevent or worry too much” about anyone’s interpretations.