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It's All About Love is the story of two lovers and their attempts to save their relationship in a near-future world on the brink of cosmic collapse. John, and world-famous ice skating star,... See full summary »

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It's All About Love is the story of two lovers and their attempts to save their relationship in a near-future world on the brink of cosmic collapse. John, and world-famous ice skating star, Elena, are about to sign divorce papers when they realise that, in spite of everything happening around them, their love is worth fighting for. It's All About Love is a fresh take on modern love and future life as two lovers struggle in a conspiracy of epic proportions. Written by Laplisse4

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Rated R for a scene of strong violence, some language and sexuality | See all certifications »

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10 January 2003 (Denmark)  »

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Kad ima ljubavi  »

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DKK 86,000,000 (estimated)
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Thomas Vinterberg took two and a half years to write the script. See more »

Goofs

When John and Elena are out in the cold and nearly freezing to death, their breath isn't visible, even though it is snowing. See more »

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[last lines]
Marciello: John, are you there? You're probably out there somewhere sleeping. Sleep well John.
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Scéne et Valse de Swanilda
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A film that really is 'about love' than just a cheesy portrayal
25 February 2004 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

If Dogville shows the new directions taken by Director Lars von Trier since Dogme, It's All About Love shows the very different creativity of Dogme co-founder Thomas Vinterberg.

John (Joaquin Phoenix) is planning to meet his wife Elena between flights in order to have divorce papers signed. Their marriage has broken down some years ago. It is as if their 'calendars are written in different languages.' Things are not what they seem. And things don't go as planned.

It's All About Love is set in the near future but defies the sci-fi or any other genre tag. Attention is focussed on the title, what love is really about. What happens when a relationship ends? When you still ‘love' someone but no longer want to be part of each other's world? When the other person seems like almost another person to the one you knew? It's All about Love looks at parallel emotional dislocation and its extension into the physical world, a world near the brink of cosmic collapse. It contains images of stunning beauty and is also jarring and artistically innovative. It's probably also the quirkiest movie since David Lynch's Mulholland Drive.


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