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LOVE IS STRANGE Unclassified 18+

International Panorama | Feature
D Ira Sachs | USA, 2014
Tags: Auteur, Big Night Out, Book Club, Conversation Starters, Drama, Family, Feel Good, Relationships, Seniors, Sexuality, Urban

"A total triumph … Love is Strange [is] a sensitive domestic tragedy about the finite nature of any union." – Time Out New York

After nearly four decades, New York couple Ben (John Lithgow) and George (Alfred Molina) are finally able to marry. But when news of their nuptials reaches the Catholic school where George works, he is immediately fired. Faced with eviction, the two must move out of their apartment into separate dwellings, an arrangement that will test the strength of their relationship.

Director Ira Sachs (Keep the Lights On, MIFF 2012) tells a moving, funny story about the perils faced by a couple after 39 years together. Lithgow and Molina are extraordinary as the bickering, loving pair, with the supporting cast equally superb.

"I doubt I'll see a more finely performed and beautifully crafted love story this year." – The Playlist

D Ira Sachs P Lucas Joaquin, Lars Knudsen, Jayne Baron Sherman, Jay Van Hoy S Ira Sachs, Mauricio Zacharias Dist Rialto Distribution TD DCP/2014

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