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I Am Love

2009, Drama/Romance, 1h 59m

136 Reviews 10,000+ Ratings

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It stumbles into melodrama, but I Am Love backs up its flamboyance with tremendous visual style and a marvelous central performance from Tilda Swinton. Read critic reviews

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At a dinner -- during which her husband, Tancredi (Pippo Delbono), learns that he and his son Edoardo Recchi Jr. (Flavio Parenti) are about to assume control of the Edoardo Recchi Sr.'s (Gabriele Ferzetti) lucrative business -- Emma (Tilda Swinton) meets a chef named Antonio (Edoardo Gabbriellini). Antonio and Emma soon find themselves in bed together. With the family already divided over the elder Recchi's unusual plans, Emma's affair is the wild card that might divide the family for good.

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  • Feb 11, 2014
    A bit melodramatic but worth watching.
    Super Reviewer
  • Jul 28, 2013
    Excruciatingly slow, overblown melodrama.
    Super Reviewer
  • Sep 24, 2012
    Something like Dallas, Italian Style, 3 1/2 Stars 9-24-12
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  • Aug 26, 2011
    Exquisitely directed and acted, with an amazing Tilda Swinton perfectly conveying the discovery of love, this is a beautiful and sumptuous Italian drama that brings to mind the aesthetic and narrative style of Luchino Visconti, growing in a crescendo towards a glorious, explosive end.
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