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Love is the best thing in life - until it's over. Heartbreak affects us all. Oscar-nominated director Christian Frei teams with famed anthropologist Helen Fisher to examine the power and resilience of love despite it all.

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Helen Fisher Helen Fisher ... Fisher, Helen
Michael Hariton Michael Hariton ... Hariton, Michael
Rosey La Rouge Rosey La Rouge ... La Rouge, Rosey
Alley Scott Alley Scott ... Scott, Alley
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Paralyzing, tormenting and overwhelming. Often laughed off as nothing more than an affliction of adolescence, love sickness becomes the topic of a sensitive and compelling documentary film. Christian Frei and cinematographer Peter Indergand dive into the frenzied nights of the newly rejected. Nights full of pain and tears, yet also wakefulness and creativity. An anthropologist researches the astounding and profound processes that are unfolding in the brain of the lovesick. Has nature overdone it? The film explores the difficult path out of self-destructive obsessive behavior, toward a new self. And it wonders about the unwavering desire - despite it all - for love. Written by Anonymous

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Country:

Switzerland

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 September 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bezsennosc w Nowym Jorku See more »

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La Rouge, Rosey: When he grabbed my hand, I could feel my uterus going: Yes, I'm gonna have your babies. I wanna have your babies.
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