I Am Love

A stunning achievement!
-Jay Weissberg,Variety
Bold, thrilling, and undeniably sensuous.
-Aaron Hillis,Village Voice
Critics Pick
Swinton is one of the finest actresses working in contemporary cinema, but Guadagnino, who developed the project with her in mind, has created a film that literally luxuriates in her talents. """"
-Betsy Sharkey,Los Angeles Times
Amazingly accomplished.
NYT Critics Pick Soaringly beautiful!
-Manohla Dargis,THE NEW YORK TIMES
3.5/4 Stars A bold and thrilling masterpiece.
-Rene Rodriguez,THE MIAMI HERALD
The best sex you will get all year!
-Anthony Lane,THE NEW YORKER
4/4 Stars An amazing film!
Is it possible to be addicted to a movie? A rapurously beauitful film.
-Rex Reed,The New York Observer
Words like lush"" and ""gorgeous"" don't even begin to scratch the surface in describing I Am Love, Italian director Luca Guadagnino's retro-styled melodrama. ""
-Christy Lemire,Associated Press


Academy Award® winner Tilda Swinton (Michael Clayton) stars in this gorgeously composed Italian drama as Emma: dutiful wife, loving mother, and the heart of an affluent Milanese family. While shifting control and internal strife threaten the future of the family business, Emma experiences a sexual and emotional awakening when she falls for her son's friend and business partner, a gifted chef named Antonio, sparking a passionate affair that will change the lives of her family forever.

Release Date

Friday, July 16, 2010
Original Languages: Italian
Genre: Drama
Running Time: 120 min.
Year: 2010


Flavio Parenti
Marisa Berenson
Tilda Swinton
Luca Guadagnino



Emma Recchi (Tilda Swinton) and Gianluca (Mattia Zaccaro). Photo courtesy of Magnolia Pictures.
Emma Recchi (Tilda Swinton). Photo courtesy of Magnolia Pictures.
Antonio Biscaglia (Edoardo Gabbriellini) and Emma Recchi (Tilda Swinton). Photo courtesy of Magnolia Pictures.
Director Luca Guadagnino, Marisa Berenson and Tilda Swinton on the set of I AM LOVE. Photo courtesy of Magnolia Pictures
Allegra Recchi (Marisa Berenson), Tancredi Recchi (Pippo Delbono), Emma Recchi (Tilda Swinton), Elisabetta Recchi (Alba Rohrwacher), Gianluca (Mattia Zaccaro), Edoardo Recchi Jr. (Flavio Parenti) and Ida Roselli (Maria Paiato). Photo courtesy of Magnolia
Emma Recchi (Tilda Swinton) and Elisabetta Recchi (Alba Rohrwacher). Photo courtesy of Magnolia Pictures.
Tancredi Recchi (Pippo Delbono), Emma Recchi (Tilda Swinton). Photo courtesy of Magnolia Pictures.