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Love (2015)

Not Rated | | Drama, Romance | 30 October 2015 (USA)
Murphy is an American living in Paris who enters a highly sexually and emotionally charged relationship with the unstable Electra. Unaware of the effect it will have on their relationship, they invite their pretty neighbor into their bed.

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Gaspar Noé

Writer:

Gaspar Noé
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Cast

Cast overview:
Aomi Muyock ... Electra
Karl Glusman ... Murphy
Klara Kristin ... Omi
Ugo Fox Ugo Fox ... Gaspar
Juan Saavedra Juan Saavedra ... Julio
Gaspar Noé ... Noe (as Aron Pages)
Isabelle Nicou Isabelle Nicou ... Nora / Electra's mother
Benoît Debie ... Yuyo
Vincent Maraval Vincent Maraval ... Lieutenant Castel
Déborah Révy Déborah Révy ... Paula (as Deborah Revy)
Xamira Zuloaga Xamira Zuloaga ... Lucile
Stella Rocha ... Mami
Omaima S. Omaima S. ... Victoire
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Storyline

Murphy is an American cinema school student, living in Paris. He had a French girlfriend, called Electra, whom he dated for two years. One day, they met and had a no-strings-attached threesome with another woman, a young blonde Danish teenager named Omi, as a way to add some excitement to their love life. But later, he had sex with her behind Electra's back, as a result of which Omi became pregnant. This unplanned pregnancy ended the relationship between Murphy and Electra on a horrible note, and it forced Murphy to marry Omi. In one morning, Electra's mother, Nora, phones him to ask if he's heard from Electra, because she hasn't heard from her for three months, and given her daughter's suicidal tendencies. For the rest of this day, he recalls his past two years with Electra in a series of fragmented, nonlinear flashbacks; how they first met in Paris, their quick hookup, and their lives over the next two years which is filled with drug abuse, rough sex and tender moments.

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Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

France | Belgium

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

30 October 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Love See more »

Filming Locations:

Paris, France See more »

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Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$249,083, 31 December 2015
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Gaspar Noé always stated that this film would be a love story seen from a sexual point of view. See more »

Goofs

Murphy uses a Loreo 3D camera to take pictures of Electra. At one point he turns the camera on end to shoot. This means the two resulting images will not align correctly to make a single stereoscopic picture. He also neglects to use the flash in the dimly lit room. See more »

Quotes

Murphy: I'm a loser. Yeah, just a dick. And dick has no brain. A dick has only one purpose: to fuck. And I fucked it all up. Yeah. I'm good at one thing: fucking things up.
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Connections

References The Birth of a Nation (1915) See more »

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Before The Beginning
Performed by John Frusciante
Written by John Frusciante
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Good,Weird,Odd and really different
28 November 2015 | by willianlonesSee all my reviews

Well the movie is really different, i felt sad for the main male character with his behavior, the sex scenes are really strong but not from another world, I was not horny, in any sex scene, i just see trying to understand the director point of view, and i hope i did understand this...natural,humans,sex,internet,porn,bisexual and a lot of other things that is happening and will happen in the future, i liked the movie and I did not like, i am giving 7 because the director did a really great job to express the reality of the movie love,behavior,choices and sex. Excellent cinematography, average performance / odd of the actors, good soundtrack

of course. My Opinion i am not the master of cinema, but i don't undestard why credential critics give so many bad talk of this movie, i am sure some of they watched/watch porn and/or do sex.


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