Friday, June 12, 2015

Love is Strange



2014 American/French Feature

Cast: John Lithgow, Alfred Molina, Marisa Tomei, Charlie Tahan, Cheyenne Jackson, Harriet Harris, Darren Burrows, Christian Coulson and John Cullum
Director: Ira Sachs
Writers: Ira Sachs and Mauricio Zacharias

Synopsis:
After longtime couple Ben and George get married, George is fired from his teaching post at a Catholic school, forcing them to stay with friends separately while they sell their home and look for cheaper housing, a situation that gradually weighs heavily on all involved.

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Ratings:
  • Internet Movie Database: 6.7/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes - Critics: 94% / Audience: 66 %
  • Metacritic - Critics: 82% / Audience: 6.9%
  • OMG rating: 6/10

Buy/Rent:
  • DVD/Blu-ray: Available
  • Soundtrack: Available



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Awards:
  • Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Dorian Award nominations for LGBT-Themed Film of the Year and Unsung Film of the Year.
  • GLAAD Media Award nomination for Outstanding Film - Wide Release.
  • Independent Spirit Award nominations for Best Feature, Male Lead (Lithgow), Supporting Male (Molina) and Screenplay
  • Movie Dearest Award for Men of the Year (Lithgow and Molina).

Notes/Trivia:
  • The paintings by Ben, John Lithgow's character, were created by painter Boris Torres, director Ira Sachs' husband.

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