A beautiful stranger on the Coney Island train becomes both lead actress and real life object of desire in this choose your own adventure documentary about writing a fictional love story on the streets of New York. Director Florian Habicht casts himself as the leading man in this interactive and multi-layered ode to the Woody Allen-style Manhattan romantic comedy. Outspoken New Yorkers and Habicht's father, via Skype calls, influence the narrative of the film within the documentary. Blurs the boundaries of fact and fiction and pushes the relationship between director and subject to new extremes.
Lynne Crocker - Hot Docs 2012
Did You Know?
The film was inspired by a NYC psychic who told director Florian Habicht to never go in front of the camera. Habicht decided to do the opposite, and Love Story was born. See more
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