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The Art Of Love

Feature Film

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110 min

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2022

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SYNOPSIS

London Underground worker Eva (55) is stuck in a rut. Her marriage has lost all passion and she begins to supplement her income by writing reviews for sex-toy start-up «The Art of Love», hoping the extra cash will fund a holiday that could rekindle the spark. Adam (35), earns his living as the face of the company, posing as main tester and Instagram's answer to Casanova.
When the two are assigned a new project by their boss, Hector (60), they are less than enthusiastic about each other. But for the project to work, they need to leave their comfort zones, confront their loneliness and examine what they really want.

The film – drafted as a whacky comedy-drama and inspired by true events – deals in refreshing ways with the increasing loneliness in our society. Instead of facing the causes of impoverishment in interpersonal relationships, people flee into virtual worlds.

Cast

Jeremy Swift - Ben Parker

Alexandra Gilbreath - Eva Parker

Oliver Walker - Adam Kowinski

Kenneth Collard - Hector

Jasmine Blackborow - Claire

Michelle Greenidge - Libby

Nicola Achilleas - Sophie

Jun Ichikawa - Mio

Callum McGowan - Bob


Drehbuch

Klara Kallis & Philippe Weibel


Produktion

Philippe Weibel, Jennifer Lane, Cornel Mösli

Nadja von Ah (Preproduction)


Regie

Philippe Weibel


Kamera

Brian D. Goff


Musik

Dan Baboulene, Dean Valentine


Art Department

Julia Morf, Katie South


Costumes & Styling

Laura Moser

CAST & CREW

LINKS
  • Zur Art of Love Projektwebsite


PRESS

PUBLIKUMS STIMMEN

LINKS & PRESS

FESTIVALS & AWARDS

AWARDS
  • Fünf Seen Filmfestival München: Publikumspreis

  • Ferrara Film Festival: Best Feature Film

  • Bucharest Film Awards: Best Picture, Best Script, Best Actress, Best Director

  • Wales International Film Festival: Best Actress

  • Ramsgate International Film Festival: Best Actress

  • TIETÊ INTERNATIONAL FILM AWARDS (finalist)

  • London Directors Awards 2023


FESTIVALS
  • Zurich Film Festival, September 2021 (official selection, world premiere)

  • Fünf Seen Filmfestival München: Publikumspreis

  • Ferrara Film Festival: Best Feature Film

  • Manchester International Film Festival, April 2022 (official selection)

  • Bucharest Film Awards: Best Picture, Best Script, Best Actress, Best Director

  • Edinburgh Independent Film Awards, March 2022 (official selection)

  • Wales International Film Festival: Best Actress 2022

  • Ramsgate International Film Festival, June 2022 (award: best actress)

  • Austin International Film Festival

WHERE TO WATCH

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