LA Theatrical Release of RIO, I LOVE YOU
Opens Friday, April 29 at the Landmark Nuart Theatre
Screen Media Films is proud to announce the Los Angeles theatrical release of the collaborative film "RIO, I LOVE YOU," an anthology created by 10 visionary directors from across the globe that features multiple Oscar nominees and winner among the cast and crew, and the third in the 'Cities of Love' trilogy of films ("Paris Je t'Aime" and "New York I Love You").
Published on LatinoLA: April 26, 2016
The film offers audiences an opportunity to embrace the cherished Brazilian city through the lens of some of the greatest filmmakers from around the world. It will be released at the Landmark Nuart Theatre in Los Angeles on April 29, followed by additional markets in a traditional platform theatrical release throughout April and May.
Featuring 10 short stories and their respective transitions of love in the city of Rio de Janeiro, the film is directed by Andrucha Waddington, Paolo Sorrentino, Fernando Meirelles, Stephan Elliott, John Turturro, Guillermo Arriaga, Sang-soo Im, Carlos Saldanha, Jose Padilha, Nadine Labaki, and Vicente Amorim, and stars Fernanda Montenegro, Emily Mortimer, Basil Hoffman, Vincent Cassel, Ryan Kwanten, John Turturro, Jason Isaacs, Roberta Rodrigues, Rodrigo Santoro, Wagner Moura, Vanessa Paradis, Claudia Abreu, and Harvey Keitel.
The story line of each segment focuses on an encounter of love in a different neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro, demonstrating the distinctive qualities and character of the 'Marvelous City' known for its natural beauty, sensuality and warmth. The film serves to bridge gaps between cultures, educating and entertaining the audience, while celebrating unique and universal expressions of love.